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A Writer's Notebook

Maugham, W. Somerset

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ISBN 10: 0405078323 / ISBN 13: 9780405078323
Published by Cosmopolitan Magazine, New York, 1949
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Hardcover in blue cloth boards. No dust jacket. First edition in book form. Originally serialized in Cosmopolitan Magazine, and published by the magazine in book form before the trade edition appeared. Book is in near fine condition, generally crisp and clean, with tight binding; one corner is lightly bumped. 8vo. 133 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 87930

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Title: A Writer's Notebook

Publisher: Cosmopolitan Magazine, New York

Publication Date: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Filled with keen observations, autobiographical notes, and the seeds of many of Maugham's greatest works, A Writer's Notebook is a unique and exhilarating look into a great writer's mind at work. From nearly five decades, Somerset Maugham recorded an intimate journal. In it we see the budding of his incomparable vision and his remarkable career as a writer. Covering the years from his time as a youthful medical student in London to a seasoned world traveler around the world, it is playful, sharp witted, and always revealing. Undoubtedly one of his most significant works, A Writer's Notebook is a must for Maugham fans and anyone interested in the creative process.

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From 1892, when he was eighteen, until 1949 when this book was first published, Somerset Maugham kept a notebook. It is without a doubt one of his most important works. Part autobiographical, part confessional, packed with observations, confidences, experiments and jottings it is a rich and exhilarating admission into this great writer's workshop.

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