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Of human bondage

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time "It is very difficult for a writer of my generation, if he is honest, to pretend indifference to the work of Somerset Maugham," wrote Gore Vidal. "He was always so entirely there." Originally published in 1915, Of Human Bondage is a potent expression of the power of sexual obsession and of modern man's yearning for freedom. This classic bildungsroman tells the story of Philip Carey, a sensitive boy born with a clubfoot who is orphaned and raised by a religious aunt and uncle. Philip yearns for adventure, and at eighteen leaves home, eventually pursuing a career as an artist in Paris. When he returns to London to study medicine, he meets the androgynous but alluring Mildred and begins a doomed love affair that will change the course of his life. There is no more powerful story of sexual infatuation, of human longing for connection and freedom. "Here is a novel of the utmost importance," wrote Theodore Dreiser on publication. "It is a beacon of light by which the wanderer may be guided. . . . One feels as though one were sitting before a splendid Shiraz of priceless texture and intricate weave, admiring, feeling, responding sensually to its colors and tones." With an Introduction by Gore Vidal Commentary by Theodore Dreiser and Graham Greene
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9780451525567
9780140018615
037575315
9781596741102
9781400199761
9781593082383
159308238
9781504048224
9781443431958
9783956763762
9781625583666
9780375753152
140019976
9781420956849
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lastUpdate 2018-04-20 04:18:14AM

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auth_author2 Companick, Carin., Crossley, Steven., Schwabe, Randolph, 1885-1948,, Shriro, Leah.
author Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965.
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display_description A young man struggling for self-realization, Philip Carey becomes caught in a destructive love affair with a waitress, in a novel about sexual obsession, self-discovery, and the complexities of human relationships.
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subject_facet Artists -- England -- Fiction, Artists -- Fiction, Bildungsromans, Electronic books, London (England) -- Fiction, Medical students -- Fiction, Orphans -- England -- Fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, People with disabilities -- England -- Fiction, People with disabilities -- Fiction, Physicians -- England -- Fiction, Physicians -- Fiction, Sex addiction -- Fiction, Waitresses -- Fiction
title_display Of human bondage
title_full Of human bondage / W. Somerset Maugham, Of human bondage / W. Somerset Maugham ; introduction by Gore Vidal, Of human bondage / W. Somerset Maugham ; with an introduction by Carin Companick ; notes by Carin Companick and Leah Shriro, Of human bondage [electronic resource] / W. Somerset Maugham, Of human bondage [electronic resource] / William Somerset Maugham, Of human bondage [electronic resource] Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965,, Of human bondage [electronic resource] Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965.
title_short Of human bondage
topic_facet Artists, Electronic books, Medical students, Orphans, People with disabilities, Physicians, Sex addiction, Waitresses