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A British stockbroker abandons his wife and career to pursue a simple life as an artist in Tahiti
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Based on the life of Paul Gauguin, The Moon and Sixpence is W. Somerset Maugham's ode to the powerful forces behind creative genius.
Charles Strickland is a staid banker, a man of wealth and privilege. He is also a man possessed of an unquenchable desire to create art. As Strickland pursues his artistic vision, he leaves London for Paris and Tahiti, and in his quest makes sacrifices that leave the lives of those closest to him in tatters. Through Maugham's sympathetic eye Strickland's tortured and cruel soul becomes a symbol of the blessing and the curse of transcendent artistic genius, and the cost in human lives it sometimes demands.
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Book Description Ayer Co Pub, 1976. Condition: Good. 0th Edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP76695473
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