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trembling of a leaf

W. Somerset Maugham

trembling of a leaf

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


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StatementW. Somerset Maughan.
The Physical Object
Pagination295p.
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20709594M

No one had ever thought of resisting the savage onslaught of the administrator. Mackintosh as he made his notes trembling of a leaf book vindictively that Walker was late with his report because he was so illiterate that he had an invincible distaste for anything to do with pens and paper; and now when it was at last ready, concise and neatly official, he would accept his subordinate's work without a word of appreciation, with a sneer rather or a gibe, and send it on to his own superior as though it were his own composition. Bateman was asked to eat sundry messes, raw fish and he knew not what, which only his civility induced him to swallow, but which he was amazed to find very good eating. If you are looking for exciting plots and surprise endings, Maugham is not your writer. Bateman did not quite like the fellow's manner, so he got up, not without dignity, and with an apology for troubling him bade him good-day.

I guess your mother will be a happy woman to-day. And what does all that activity amount to? But characters are not revealed by description. He merely listened.

Many wives would have reacted quite in the same way regardless of race. Whereas in the old days it had been impossible to get the produce of the land, copra chiefly, down to the coast where it could be put on schooners or motor launches and so taken to Apia, now transport was easy and simple. He was a South Sea merchant, and he had agencies in many of the islands of the Pacific. Of course, it is quite possible that he omitted some notes; he admitted as much in the Preface about lots of dialogues for early plays and everything that was already published separately as On a Chinese Screen


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I have done all I could. He was one of the few white men settled in Talua at the time of the German occupation and had then already some influence with the natives.

He was breathing still, his pulse could be just felt, but it was obvious that he was dying. Rest assured I had ample supply of other commercial repellants, too. In a sanatorium there is no place for pretense and emotions are laid bare. I shall have my books and Eva, children, I hope, and above all, the infinite variety of the sea and the sky, the freshness of the dawn and the beauty of the sunset, and the rich magnificence of the night.

He began to write, working on a report which the governor of Samoa had been clamouring for and which Walker, with his usual dilatoriness, had neglected to prepare.

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It was plain that he had a great ascendency over Edward, and if it was to be combated it was necessary to discover in what exactly it consisted.

The billows, magnificently rolling, stretch widely on all sides of you, and you forget your vanished youth, with its memories, cruel and sweet, in a restless, intolerable desire for life.

It was a wonderful opportunity, and when he had finished his explanations Isabel was once more all smiles. But for his part he had no rest, he was disturbed in mind, and it was not till the dawn crept into the room, ghostlike and silent, that he fell asleep.

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