W. Somerset Maugham

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Noun1.W. Somerset Maugham - English writer (born in France) of novels and short stories (1874-1965)W. Somerset Maugham - English writer (born in France) of novels and short stories (1874-1965)
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Author Somerset Maughan said: "Dying is a very dull, dreary affair.
Sir Jay Tidmarsh, 82, came across the long-forgotten copy of Ashenden by W Somerset Maughan as he cleared out his shelves.
The wicker chairs, spinning fans and cool breeze conjure up images of the hotel in years gone by when it was a magnet for the world's 'literati' from Graham Greene to Somerset Maughan.
SOMERSET MAUGHAN'S novel about the Brits in early 20th-century China has been filmed twice before - once with Greta Garbo - but possibly never more beautifully than in this latest version.
Somerset Maughan was as cynical as most, and had an eye for human failings.
The evidence that Winston Churchill should be included in a list of notable gays seems particularly tenuous, based on a rumour spread by Somerset Maughan that he once had a fling with actor Ivor Novello.
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