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The moon and sixpence

by W. Somerset Maugham

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementW. Somerset Maugham.
The Physical Object
Pagination280 p. ;
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14029357M

― W. Somerset Maugham, quote from The Moon and Sixpence “I forget who it was that recommended men for their soul's good to do each day two things they disliked: it was a wise man, and it is a precept that I have followed scrupulously; for every day I have got up and I have gone to bed.”. THE MOON AND SIXPENCE Topic: The theme revealed in the novel “The moon and sixpence” Outline: I. Summary about writer and the novel “ The moon and sixpence” II. Two themes revealed in the novel “The moon and sixpence” 1. The revolt of an individual against the well- established conventions of bourgeois society 2.

Book review: the moon and sixpence An insightful book on Gulzar’s poetry shows why his work appeals to both, the masses and the elite. The man and his artistic sensibilities are juxtaposed and. The Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at angelstouch16.com

The Moon and Sixpence: One Man's Journey Across the Field of Art and into Its Depths (Based on the Life of Paul Gauguin): Biographical Novel based on the of the famous French painter Paul Gauguin. The name of the book is a reference to a line in Of Human Bondage "so busy yearning for the moon that he never saw the sixpence at his feet." It is an excellent book that is entertaining, literate and beautiful.


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A first person narration, it follows Charles Strickland, a remorseless pursuer of artistic fuifillment in painting. The model for Strickland was the Franch artist Paul Gaughn who died nearly a decade prior to the novel’s publication/5(73). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Description: The Moon and Sixpence is a novel by W Somerset Maugham, told in episodic form by a first-person narrator, in a series of glimpses into the mind and soul of the central character Charles Strickland, a middle-aged English stockbroker, who abandons his wife and children abruptly to pursue his desire to become an artist.

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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/5(K).

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The Moon and Sixpence Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections. The Moon and Sixpence depicts an artist who cares little for social conventions or the welfare of society.

Strickland is an artist who cares little for anyone: he abandons his family in London in. The Moon and Sixpence Book Summary and Study Guide. Somerset Maugham Booklist W. Somerset Maugham Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Moon and Sixpence; Charles Strickland disappears with no explanation.

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