Ten Novels and Their Authors

 
9780140029055: Ten Novels and Their Authors

Maugham's studies of the lives and masterpieces of ten great novelists are outstanding examples of literary criticism at its finest. Afforded here are some of the formulae of greatness in the genre, as well as the flaws and heresies which enfeeble it.

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"The modern writer who has influenced me most" (George Orwell)

"A brilliant entertainer" (New York Times)

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Maughams' inimitable guide to some of the literary masters; Austen, Fielding, Balzac, Stendal, Dickens, Flaubert, Melville, Bronte, Dostoevsky, and Tolstoy

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