The Vagrant Mood: Six Essays (Vintage Classics)

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Paperback. Pages: 208 Publisher: Random House Another collection of sparkling essays. Illiantly rejacketed in the new series style The Vagrant Mood is a illiantly varied and colourful collection of essays. From Kant to Raymond Chandler; from the legend of Zurbaran to the art of the detective story; from Burke to Augustus Hare. Somerset Maugham ings his inimitable mastery of the incisive character sketch to the genre of literary criticism.

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The Vagrant Mood is a brilliantly varied and colourful collection of essays. From Kant to Raymond Chandler; from the legend of Zurbaran to the art of the detective story; from Burke to Augustus Hare, Somerset Maugham brings his inimitable mastery of the incisive character sketch to the genre of literary criticism

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