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The Trembling Of A Leaf Short Stories (Classic Books on Cassettes Collection)

W. Somerset Maugham

The Trembling Of A Leaf Short Stories (Classic Books on Cassettes Collection)

by W. Somerset Maugham

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classics,
  • Literary,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General

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    ContributionsFlo Gibson (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12033692M
    ISBN 101556855141
    ISBN 109781556855146
    OCLC/WorldCa40591246

    Privacy Settings. The Pacific is inconstant and uncertain like the soul of man. Sometimes it is grey like the English Channel off Beachy Head, with a heavy swell, and sometimes it is rough, capped with white crests, and boisterous. It is not so often that it is calm and blue. Then, indeed, the blue is arrogant. The sun shines fiercely from an unclouded sky. The trade wind gets into your blood and you are filled.

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The Trembling Of A Leaf Short Stories (Classic Books on Cassettes Collection) by W. Somerset Maugham Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Trembling Of A Leaf - Selected Short Stories (Classic Books on Cassettes Collection) [W. Somerset Maugham, Flo Gibson (Narrator)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Trembling Of A Leaf - Selected Short Stories (Classic Books on /5(12). After I watched the movie Rain (), I decided to read some of W Somerset Maugham's short stories.

All of the stories in this volume were great. Maugham was a genuine wordsmith. His fluent narratives flowed with ease. In my opinion, Rain was the best story. In Pago Pago, the rain fell incessantly affecting both natives and visitors alike/5(12). During this trip he gather materials and wrote the stories that appeared in in The Trembling of a Leaf.

The six short stories and two "sketches" include the famous story "Rain"-adapted for both theater and film as Sadie Thompson-a story about the ironic consequences of obsession.

Its less known companions, however, have their own by: 4. Although it certainly is a short story collection, "The Trembling of a Leaf" does not look like an ordinary one.

It contains two short sketches, "The Pacific" and "Envoi", as introduction and epilogue respectively, and six short stories; all of them have roman numbers from I to VII.5/5(5).

Half-way through the story "The Pool" the text is over-written by another book which is then over-written by a duplicate copy of the story "Rain". Obviously no-one has bothered to copy edit the Kindle version of this book.

Do not buy. The stories themselves are 5 star classics. Buy the Vintage collected short stories instead/5(12). Half-way through the story "The Pool" the text is over-written by another book which is then over-written by a duplicate copy of the story "Rain".

Obviously no-one has bothered to copy edit the Kindle version of this book. Do not buy. The stories themselves are 5 star classics. Buy the Vintage collected short stories instead/5(7). Somerset Maugham ( – ) was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. Born in the British Embassy in Paris, where his father worked, Maugham was an orphan by the age of ten.

He was raised by an uncle, who tried to persuade the youngster to become an accountant or parson; Maugham instead trained as a doctor, although he never practised professionally, as his first novel. The Trembling of a Leaf (New York: Doran, ) This is the second collection of short stories that Maugham published.

The copy that I have is from Doran; the first UK edition is from Heinemann, published three weeks after the American one. The Trembling of a Leaf: Little Stories of the South Sea Islands Contents The Pacific -- Macintosh -- The fall of Edward Barnard -- Red -- The pool -- Honolulu -- Rain -- Envoi.

The Trembling of a Leaf book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Excerpt from the first chapter: THE Pacific is inconstant /5(). The Trembling of a Leaf. The Trembling of a Leaf.

Little Stories of the South Sea Islands. Somerset Maugham. 4 (2 Reviews) Published: Pages: Downloads: 6, Share This. The short story from which the book derives its title being the best example of this. Maughan's descriptors are terrific and I'll bet you'll learn at 4/5(2).

Fan of this book. Help us introduce it to others by writing a better introduction for it. It's quick and easy, click here. Recent Forum Posts on The Trembling of a Leaf. No active discussions on Maugham found.

Why not post a question or comment yourself. Just click the link below. Post a New Comment/Question on The Trembling of a Leaf. Somerset Maugham is one of the best-loved short story writers of the last years. In this collection of his finest short work Maugham takes the listener to the sun-drenched Pacific islands where the Governor mercilessly abuses the inhabitants; to the story "Rain", in which the Reverend and the prostitute play out one of the most famous finales ever written; to the studies of chauvinistic.

The Trembling of a Leaf is a compilation of six short stories and two sketches by Maugham, including his famous story "Rain," an ironic look at the dark consequences and of being too fixated on the object of your affections, -- which is perhaps better known by its film and theater adaptation as "Sadie Thompson.".

‎It is a collection of short stories set in the South Pacific. All deal with similar themes: the relationship between the islands’ native population and the foreigners (mostly British and American) who visit and live there.

Most of the stories deal primarily with the foreigners, the natives playing s. The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham downloads; Of Human Bondage W.

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Somerset Maugham downloads; The Magician W. Somerset Maugham downloads; Liza of Lambeth W. Somerset Maugham. William Somerset Maugham () was an English novelist and short story writer. His work as a doctor brought him into contact with the lower class, about whom he was able to write so convincingly.

The success of his novels and stories made him the highest paid author of the s. His best-known works include The Razor's Edge and Of Human Brand: Barnes & Noble.

The Trembling of a Leaf. by W. Somerset Maugham. members, 10 reviews ( stars) Lists 6th mature collection. 29 very short stories published including "The Buried Talent (), the only mature story by WSM never reprinted in book form during his lifetime.

English Literature in Transitionvolume THE TREMBLING OF A LEAF: Thrilling Stories of Tropical Love. A book with obvious wear. May have some damage to the cover but integrity still Rating: % positive. the trembling of a leaf. little stories of the south sea islands. by w. somerset maugham.

author of "the moon and sixpence," "of human bondage," etc. new york george h. doran company. Individual Short Stories The followings are individual short stories. I find it convenient to have them listed in chronological order.

A brief publication history of each of them is provided, but it is by no means complete, as this is not intended to be a bibliography but simply a list for providing a quick look at the original publication date of the stories.The Trembling of a Leaf W.

Somerset MAUGHAM ( - ) A collection of short stories on the South Sea Islands, among which are the famous "Red," "Rain," and "The Fall of Edward Barnard," the last of which contains the basic story of what came to be one of the most well-known among W. Somerset Maugham's novels, The Razor's Edge.Buy the The Trembling of a Leaf: Little Stories of the South Sea Islands ebook.

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