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The Moon and Sixpence

The Moon and Sixpence

Author: W. Somerset Maugham
Series: Vintage classics
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Charles Strickland, a conventional stockbroker, abandons his wife and children for Paris and Tahiti, to live his life as a painter. Whilst his betrayal of family, duty and honour gives him the freedom to achieve greatness, his decision leads to an obsession which carries severe implications. Inspired by the life of Paul Gauguin, "The Moon and Sixpence" is at once a satiric caricature of Edwardian conventions and a vivid portrayal of the mentality of a genius.

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Stunningly rejacketed as part of a major reinvigoration of this neglected 20th century master

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General Fields

  • : 9780099284765
  • : Vintage (Australia)
  • : Vintage (Australia)
  • : April 2008
  • : 200mm X 133mm X 14mm
  • : books

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  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : English
  • : 224
  • : W. Somerset Maugham