W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was an English playwright, novelist, and short story writer whose most notable works include Of Human Bondage, The Razor's Edge, and The Gentleman in the Parlour.
Of Human Bondage, published in 1915, is considered to be W. Somerset Maugham's best work. Many believe the novel to be one of the world's literary masterpieces. The story follows Phillip Carey from early childhood through his 30's. Orphaned at 9, Phillip ...[SEE MORE]