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William Somerset Maugham

(1874 - 1965)


The wise traveller travels only in imagination. The Japanese take salt in their coffee, and the people there speak different languages. My friend spent twenty years on the stage before deciding to...

49 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story


Dr Macphail lit his pipe and searched the heavens for the Southern Cross. The crowd made their way to a great shed of corrugated iron where they stood for some time and then were joined by Mr...

76 min read · Rating: R · Read story