Book review: ‘Of Human Bondage’ by Somerset Maugham, 1915

Customer in hairdressers: “What’s that book you’re reading, love?” Rita: “Somerset Maugham, ‘Of Human Bondage’“. Customer in Hairdressers: [knowingly] “Ohh, my husband’s got loads of books like that.” (Educating Rita (film) 1983) Somerset Maugham isn’t read very widely nowadays, despite having been a central figure in English writing for a large chunk of the twentiethContinue reading “Book review: ‘Of Human Bondage’ by Somerset Maugham, 1915”