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A case of human bondage

Beverley Nichols

A case of human bondage

by Beverley Nichols

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Published by Award Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maugham, W. Somerset -- 1874-1965,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Gay authors -- England -- 20th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBeverley Nichols.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6025.A86 Z78 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination155 p. ;
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22950362M
    OCLC/WorldCa3097626

    “As early as [Maugham] had retired temporarily from the theatre to work on his long novel, Of Human Bondage. He was to correct the proofs under the admiring eyes of Desmond MacCarthy in a small hotel at Malo, near Dunkirk; the two men were drivers in an ambulance unit for which they had volunteered at the outbreak of war in The title reminds me of Beverly Nichols' book, A Case of Human Bondage. A Tragically Twisted Marriage of W. Somerset Maugham, published in I haven't read it, .

      Of Human Bondage, semiautobiographical novel by W. Somerset Maugham, published in and considered his masterwork. It is a perceptive depiction of the emotional isolation of a young man and his eventual insight into life. Born with a club foot, Philip Carey is acutely sensitive about his. Of Human Bondage Photos View All Photos (1) Movie Info. This film stars Leslie Howard as sensitive, clubfooted artist-cum-med student Philip Carey. Despite his yearnings for the finer things in 85%(13).

    Of Human Bondage is widely regarded as Somerset Maugham's best work and I'm inclined to agree from the novels I have read of his so far. It was written in but is set around about the turn of the twentieth century for the most part when the second Boer war was being fought () evoking a vibrant picture of how life was in those long gone s:   The first and most autobiographical of Maugham's masterpieces. It is the story of Philip Carey, an orphan eager for life, love and adventure. After a few months studying in Heidelberg, and a brief spell in Paris as a would-be artist, he settles in London to train as a doctor where he meets Mildred, the loud but irresistible waitress with whom he plunges into a tortured and masochistic affair.


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Of Human Bondage is a novel by W. Somerset Maugham. It is generally agreed to be his masterpiece and to be strongly autobiographical in nature, although Maugham stated, "This is a novel, not an autobiography; though A case of human bondage book in it is autobiographical, more is pure invention."Author: W.

Somerset Maugham. A Case Of Human Bondage book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Beverley Nichols' "A Case of Human Bondage: The Tragically Twisted Marriage of W.

Somerset" is a malicious little work, one written in petulant fury against Maugham and his long- term companion Gerald Haxton.

The work goes beyond gossip and innuendo - it is a scathing attack on the deceased Mr. Maugham, full of insult and accusation/5(4). Of Human Bondage is the first and most autobiographical of Maugham's novels. It is the story of Philip Carey, an orphan eager for life, love and adventure.

After a few months studying in Heidelberg, and a brief spell in Paris as a would-be artist, Philip settles in London to train as a doctor. And that is where he meets Mildred, the loud but /5().

About Of Human Bondage W. Somerset Maugham’s masterwork is the coming-of-age story of Philip Carey, a sensitive young man consumed by an unrequited and self-destructive love.

Born with a clubfoot, Philip is orphaned as a child and raised by unsympathetic relatives. Of Human Bondage, published when Maugham had just ended his fourth decade, was a highly polished, considerably more mature book than its unpublished antecedent, “The Artistic Temperament of Steven.

"A Case of Human Bondage" offers little to the general reader. However, it lives on in the Maugham biographies, and may be of interest to readers who want to read everything they can about the famous author.

_____ Concluding note: One episode related in "A Case of Human Bondage" has been grossly misrepresented in a recent s: 5. Now, in Inhuman Bondage, Davis sums up a lifetime of insight in what Stanley L. Engerman calls "a monumental and magisterial book, the essential work on New World slavery.

Of Human Bondage () Plot. Showing all 5 items Jump to: Summaries (5) Summaries. A young man finds himself attracted to a cold and unfeeling waitress who may ultimately destroy them both.

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Written by Julia Wolf Of Human Bondage is one of the most famous and intimate novels of Somerset Maugham, and tells us about the main character’s path of life filled with difficult trials.

Early in childhood having become an orphan, he was deprived of parents’ care and kindness. User Review - Flag as inappropriate great book.

you have to confront it with a lot of patience because of its great length and great detail. but so much happens, good and bad, to the main character that your heart will break and be full along with his.

highly recommend!there are so many old words in it and so much reference to the Classics of Literature and Art.5/5(2). Of Human Bondage: Novel Summary Summary of Chapters I-IV It is a grey day in London,and Philip Carey, a small boy, is taken by his nurse to his mother’s bed.

She has just given birth to a still-born child and is dying. Of Human York: George H. Doran Company, [] This post is about the first edition of Of Human Bondage by W.

Somerset Maugham, probably (as they say in the commercials) his most famous novel, and some things one should be aware of when purchasing a copy. Some time later I will talk more about the content in another post. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nichols, Beverley, Case of human bondage.

London, Secker & Warburg, (OCoLC) Named Person. Of Human Bondage by Somerset Maugham You really begin to care for Philip and how he’s going to end up. There are many small plots within the whole life story just as with any other life.

This is one book that is thoroughly real and insightful. Of Human Bondage Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for Of Human Bondage is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and. Of Human Bondage, by W. Somerset Maugham, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.

Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics. New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and. Of Human Bondage (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) by W.

Somerset Maugham; Robert Calder [Introduction] and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Introduction This is a study guide for Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham. The broader theme of human bondage concerns the power games people play. The boys at Philip’s school are cruel and torment him for his deformity.

It is unthinking cruelty for the most part: the rule of the more powerful over the weaker. But though cruelty produces suffering, it is not the focus of .Of Human Bondage is the story of a young man's struggle to find the meaning of life in a world that is cruel.

Philip Carey has a club foot, making him the subject of cruelty at school and ridicule in the adult world. Philip allows this treatment to warp his personality, making him introspective and solitary.This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.