Jack Straw: A Farce in Three Acts (Collected Works of W. Somerset Maugham) #2020

Jack Straw: A Farce in Three Acts (Collected Works of W. Somerset Maugham) By W. Somerset Maugham Jack Straw A Farce in Three Acts Collected Works of W Somerset Maugham None
  • Title: Jack Straw: A Farce in Three Acts (Collected Works of W. Somerset Maugham)
  • Author: W. Somerset Maugham
  • ISBN: 9780742631908
  • Page: 413
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Jack Straw: A Farce in Three Acts (Collected Works of W. Somerset Maugham) By W. Somerset Maugham None
    Jack Straw: A Farce in Three Acts (Collected Works of W. Somerset Maugham) By W. Somerset Maugham
    • BEST E-Book "✓ Jack Straw: A Farce in Three Acts (Collected Works of W. Somerset Maugham)" || UNLIMITED (PDF) ✓
      W. Somerset Maugham

    About "W. Somerset Maugham"

    1. W. Somerset Maugham

      William Somerset Maugham was born in Paris in 1874 He spoke French even before he spoke a word of English, a fact to which some critics attribute the purity of his style His parents died early and, after an unhappy boyhood, which he recorded poignantly in Of Human Bondage, Maugham became a qualified physician But writing was his true vocation For ten years before his first success, he almost literally starved while pouring out novels and plays During World War I, Maugham worked for the British Secret Service He travelled all over the world, and made many visits to America After World War II, Maugham made his home in south of France and continued to move between England and Nice till his death in 1965.

    686 thoughts on “Jack Straw: A Farce in Three Acts (Collected Works of W. Somerset Maugham)”


    1. Opening of First Act Scene The lounge and winter garden of the Grand Babylon Hotel There are palms and flowers in profusion, and numbers of little tables, surrounded each by two or three chairs Several people are seated, drinking coffee and liqueurs At the back a flight of steps leads to the restaurant, separated from the winter garden by a leaded glass partition and swinging doors In the restaurant a band is playing.Two or three waiters in uniform are standing about or serving customers.Ambrose [...]


    2. A comedy of manners, very much in the style of Sheridan and Goldsmith I enjoyed the humor and cleverness I did see the twist coming a mile away, though.


    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *