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Author: W Somerset Maugham
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1933.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of novels, short stories, essays and poems chosen from the work of modern English writers.
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Genre/Form: English literature
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Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965.
Traveller's library.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1933
(OCoLC)587039932
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Somerset Maugham
OCLC Number: 2494793
Notes: Contains contributions by Joseph Conrad, H.G. Wells, D.H. Lawrence, Aldous Huxley, John Galsworthy, Virginia Woolf, Ralph Hodgson, John Masefield, Arnold Bennett, William Butler Yeats, and others.
Description: xiii, 1688 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Short stories. Youth / Joseph Conrad --
An Outpost of Progress / Joseph Conrad --
The Happy Hypocrite / Max Beerbohm --
Enoch Soames / Max Beerbohm --
The Inmost Light / Arthur Machen --
The Country of the Blind / H.G. Wells --
The Celestial Omnibus / E.M. Forster --
IO / Oliver Onions --
The Second-Class Passenger / Perceval Gibbon --
The Ginger-Nut / A. Neil Lyons --
Bringing a New Boy / C.S. Evans --
The Prussian Officer / D.H. Lawrence --
The Tillotson Banquet / Aldous Huxley --
Note / W. Somerset Maugham. Essays. Swinburne ; Robert Louis Stevenson / Edmund Gosse --
No. 2 The pines / Max Beerbohm --
Wordsworth in the tropics / Aldous Huxley --
Reminiscences of Conrad / John Galsworthy --
A hermit's day / Desmond MacCarthy --
Dr. Burney's evening party / Virginia Woolf --
How to know a good book from a bad / H.W. Garrod --
Note / W. Somerset Maugham. Poems. The making of a poet ; The serf ; Horses on Camargue ; On some south African novelists / Roy Campbell --
Blighters ; Base details ; Idyll ; Vision ; Everyone sang / Siegfried Sassoon --
Tarantella ; Lines to a Don ; The statue ; On a dead hostess ; On a great election ; Partly from the Greek / Hilaire Belloc --
Autumn evening ; To a lady seen from the train / Frances Cornford --
In the caves of Auvergne / W.J. Turner --
The bull ; The mystery / Ralph Hodgson --
Leisure / William H. Davies --
Sea-fever / John Masefield --
I see His blood upon the rose / Joseph Plunkett --
The Rio Grande / Sacheverell Sitwell --
On Arnold Bennett / W. Somerset Maugham --
The old wives' tale / Arnold Bennett --
Note / W. Somerset Maugham. Poems. A passer-by ; On a dead child ; Nightingales / Robert Bridges --
Renouncement / Alice Meynell --
The hound of heaven ; The kingdom of God (In no strange land) / Francis Thompson --
The soldier ; The hill ; The old vicarage, Grantchester ; Heaven / Rupert Brooke --
An epitaph ; The three strangers ; The little salamander ; Arabia ; The listeners / Walter de la Mare --
The golden journey to Samarkand, prologue ; War song of the Saracens ; The old ships ; Brumana ; Hyali / James Elroy Flecker --
Down by the Salley Gardens ; The lake isle of Innisfree ; When you are old ; To a friend whose work has come to nothing ; That the night come / William Butler Yeats --
Note / W. Somerset Maugham. Essays. Florence Nightingale / Lytton Strachey --
Religion and science : old wine in new bottles / Julian Huxley --
The last judgment / J.B.S. Haldane --
On the value of scepticism ; Eastern and western ideals of happiness ; A free man's worship / Bertrand Russell --
A night at Pietramala / Aldous Huxley --
Note / W. Somerset Maugham. Short stories. Mrs. Johnson / Norah Hoult --
The machine breaks down / Osbert Sitwill --
The man with the broken nose / Michael Arlen --
Biography ; The poet and the mandrill / Martin Armstrong --
The big drum / William Gerhardi --
Pictures ; Psychology ; Miss Brill / Katherine Mansfield --
The Marquis de Chaumont ; Arketall / Harold Nicolson --
Lady into fox / David Garnett --
Louise ; Tobermory ; Esmé / Saki (H.H. Munro) --
Note / W. Somerset Maugham --
Trent's last case / E.C. Bentley.
Responsibility: compiled and with notes by W. Somerset Maugham.

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Collection of novels, short stories, essays and poems chosen from the work of modern English writers.

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