Collected Short Stories. Volume 4
This final classic collection of stories reveals Somerset Maugham's unique talent for exposing and exploring the bitter realities of human relationships
Brilliant tales of love, infidelity, passion and prejudice, the stories range from 'The Lotus Eater' in which a man has a vision of a life of bliss in the Mediterranean, to the astringent tales of 'The Outstation' and 'The Back of Beyond' in Malaya and South East Asia
Largely set in favourite Maugham country, this colourful collection brilliantly evokes the numbered days of the British Empire.
When Aster wakes alone on a tropical island, she has no idea what has happened, why she is there, or where to find her younger sister, Poppy. Meanwhil
What if murder is your only way out? Single mom Kristy Tucker works as a press agent for the Texas Department of Corrections handling everything on dea
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Victor Serge is one of the great men of the 20th century —and one of its great writers too. He was an anarchist, an agitator, a revolutionary, an exil
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On the surface, Claire Saunders has it all. But every now and again, she has to plaster her face in heavy make-up and wears sunglasses. She thinks she
Alex arrives home from holiday to find that her ten-year-old son Daniel has disappeared. It's the first case together for Northumbria CID officer
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