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The Moon And Sixpence - W. Somerset Maugham
The Moon And Sixpence
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3.60 105
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781598185218 (1598185217)
Publisher: Alan Rodgers Books
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Major Leser
Major Leser rated it
2.0 The Moon And Sixpence
This book did not age well. The rampant racism and sexism that are a sign of the times Maugham lived in make this Künstlerroman unbearable in several places. Plus for a fairly short book, there's a surprising amount of filler.
Regina's Reads
Regina's Reads rated it
4.0 Moon and Sixpence
Moon and Sixpence is a beautifully written novel about a very ugly person. I do not mean physically, but rather spiritually. The novel is loosely based on the life of the artist Paul Gaugin. The setting is a combination of London, Paris and Tahiti during the late 1800s and is told through the thi...
I'm Reading...
I'm Reading... rated it
0.0 Moon and Sixpence
Other thoughts/reviews:Col Reads: http://colreads.blogspot.be/2012/07/book-review-moon-and-sixpence-by-w.html
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
3.0 The Moon And Sixpence
I picked up 'The Moon and Sixpence' a few years ago at a library book sale thinking, purely from the cover image and my limited knowledge of when Maugham wrote, that it was a novel about the Pacific in World War II. It turns out I was way off. Which is fine by me since I wasn't eager to read a novel...
Lavinia rated it
What it takes to be a real artist is debatable. A sudden urge to create, an invincible desire to stay away from anything that’s mundane (that includes your current job) and keeps you away from your true calling – I can take that. But leaving everything behind, i.e. spouse and children, and completel...
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