The Collected Short Stories of W. Somerset Maugham, Vol. 3

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9780140018738: The Collected Short Stories of W. Somerset Maugham, Vol. 3

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AN OFFICIAL POSITION To improve his lot, a prisoner in a French penal colony accepts an odious job...and the consequences.

RED This is a poignant love story of youth, beauty and the fleeting moments of ecstasy that pass away only too soon.

THE ALIEN CORN A young Jewish man devotes himself to the pursuit of music over the violent objections of his aristocratic family. As the family wrestles with its Jewish identity, the son flings himself headlong into the Bohemian world of performing artists.

THE VERGER When a lowly verger is fired because of his illiteracy, it turns out to be his lucky day.

MAYHEW A lawyer decides to make a clean break with his past and moves to Capri.

HOME After a lifetime of living abroad, a penniless old sailor finally comes home.

IN A STRANGE LAND While travelling in Turkey, a vacationer meets an extraordinary English woman.

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