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The summing up

W. Somerset Maugham

The summing up

by W. Somerset Maugham

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Published by Mandarin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Heinemann, 1938.

StatementW. Somerset Maugham.
The Physical Object
Pagination219p. ;
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17242093M
ISBN 100749304235
OCLC/WorldCa59243371

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A great book and a great cast Publisher's Summary. Autobiographical without being an autobiography, confessional without disclosing his private self, The Summing Up, written when Maugham was sixty-four, is an inimitable expression of a personal credo. It is a book I intend to read again. Read full review. Other editions - View all. THE SUMMING UP W. SOMER MAUGHAI Snippet view - The Summing Up William Somerset Maugham Snippet view - The Summing Up William Somerset Maugham Snippet view - /5(2).

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