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Mrs Craddock

by W. Somerset Maugham

  • 76 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Classics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRobert Calder (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9460246M
    ISBN 100143105124
    ISBN 109780143105121

    Mrs Craddock was Maugham’s next novel, though publishers’ apprehensions about its contents delayed its publication until , a year after The Hero, and it was solidly grounded on the experiences of the author’s early life. Maugham was born in Paris in to the wife of an English solicitor attached to the British embassy, and on the /5(28). MRS. CRADDOCK Chapter I. T HIS book might be called also The Triumph of Love. Bertha was looking out of window, at the bleakness of the day. The sky was sombre and the clouds heavy and low; the neglected carriage-drive was swept by the bitter wind, and the elm-trees that bordered it were bare of leaf, their naked branches shivering with horror.

    ― W. Somerset Maugham, quote from Mrs Craddock “Happily men don't realise how stupid they are, or half the world would commit suicide. Knowledge is a will-of-the-wisp, fluttering ever out of the traveller's reach; and a weary journey must be endured before it is even seen. Mrs Craddock - eBook () by W. Somerset Maugham, Robert CalderFormat: Ebook.

    An absorbing picture of a marriage What made the experience of listening to Mrs Craddock the most enjoyable? What made this book enjoyable was the strong identification I felt with the main character, sharing in particular her claustrophobia and frustration in her marriage with her dreadful husband and his obdurate ignorance. It does of course reflect the mores of the time in terms of . Read "Mrs. Craddock" by W. Somerset Maugham available from Rakuten Kobo. Bertha Lay is a woman of independent means. On her 21st birthday she inherits her deceased father's money and pursues a Brand: Neeland Media LLC.


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