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Synonyms for Maugham

English writer (born in France) of novels and short stories (1874-1965)

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She said: "I've been on a conference call with Jolyon Maugham & the legal team in case of Cherry v Adv General to see if we can speed up the hearing due on 6 September to get court to look at what's proposed ASAP."
The court heard that the victim, James Kelly, is the ex-husband of Maugham's then partner, and on the evening of October 25 last year Mr Kelly had been drinking at a pub in Crewe, when he received a message on Facebook from the defendant, which prosecutor Myles Wilson said had been "threatening".
THE searing heat and choking humidity of Twenties Shanghai provide a suitably steamy and exotic backdrop to John Curran's handsome period romance, The Painted Veil (tonight, BBC2, 12.05am) adapted from W Somerset Maugham's novel.
Roy Maugham, Tax Partner of UHY Hacker Young, commented: 'Airlines provide a crucial piece of infrastructure.
The screenplay is based on the 1925 novel of the same name by W Somerset Maugham.
Somerset Maugham. He is famous for his unique talent for exposing and exploring the bitter realities of human relationships in tales of love, infidelity, passion and prejudice.
Keats studied to be an apothecarist; Anton Chekhov and William Carlos Williams were both practicing and successful physicians; Primo Levi was a chemist; Somerset Maugham left medicine entirely to begin writing.
Somerset Maugham? Rid Thomas Hardy of all that Ancient Greek name-dropping?
My biography of Somerset Maugham (2004) discussed the influence of Joseph Conrad's Victory (1915) on Maugham's underrated homosexual novel The Narrow Corner (1934).
The Curse of Longevity The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham: A Biography, by Selina Hastings.
Many glittering figures of the last century fled humdrum origins, not least Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence, both of whom were clients in the 193os of interior decorator Syrie Maugham, daughter of the East End philanthropist Thomas John Barnardo.
The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham, by Selina Hastings.
The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham. Selina Hastings.
oThe Alex Beam?AEAE Maugham, who was just the opposite of Woolf - younger in years, but older, more worn and tired in the face - offered me his hand.