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Far Eastern Tales

by W. Somerset Maugham

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by VINTAGE (RAND) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9271458M
    ISBN 100099282844
    ISBN 109780099282846

      Far Eastern Tales is a collection of short stories born of Maugham's experiences in Malaya, Singapore and other outposts of the former British Empire. Whether portraying a ship-borne flight from a lover's curse, murder in the jungle, or a marriage shattered by a past indiscretion, they all reveal Maugham at his best - sometimes caustic /5(). Far eastern Tales is a collection of Maugham's short stories, all born of his experiences in Malaysia, Singapore, and other outposts of the former British Empire. The stories included on this recording are Footprints in the Jungle, Mabel, P & O, The Door of Oportunity, The Buried Talent, Before the Party, Mr. Know-all, Neil MacAdam, The End of the Flight and The Force of Circumstance.

      A review and analysis of 'Far Eastern Tales' and 'More Far Eastern Tales' by British author W. Somerset Maugham. Do subscribe if you're new, . Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Far Eastern Tales at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

    It was the same for Ashenden and More Far Eastern tales. I found these books misleading as I looked at the titles of stories and many seemed different from those I already had but they were just differently titled. Some stories were even split into sections and differently titled. 5 people found this helpful/5. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Complete & unabridged. Performer(s): Read by Robert Powell. Description: 8 audiocassettes ( min.


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Somerset Maugham has written a lot more than colonial stories, but its these by which he is best remembered. 'Far Eastern Tales' is a compilation of ten stories from the s and s, all set in colonial Malaysia, Singapore and Borneo/5.

''Before the Party'' and ''The Force of Circumstance'' are part from ''The Casuarina Tree'' (), whereas ''Neil MacAdam'', ''The Door of Opportunity'' and ''Footprints in the Jungle'' were first published in book form in ''Ah King'' (). These all are true Far Eastern Tales and they do show Maugham at his very best.

Well, almost/5(9). Far Eastern Tales is a collection of short stories born of Maugham's experiences in Malaysia, Singapore and other outposts of the former British Empire.

Whether portraying a ship-borne flight from a /5(9). Yet its inclusion in a book titled Far Eastern Tales is debatable, because the whole action takes place on a ship that crosses the Pacific but never really reaches the Far East; nor do the story contain any of Maugham's usual themes about white people on the borders of the British empire; it is just an anecdote designed to amuse, but within its limitations it is perfect/5(42).

This book is a follow up to Somerset Maugham's "Far Eastern Tales". You get the impression that Maugham could have written ten volumes about his time in South East Asia - but he stopped at two in this particular series.

This book is a collection of short stories - ten in total - ranging in length from four pages to just under by: 2. Far Eastern Tales is a collection of short stories born of Maugham's experiences in Malaya, Singapore and other outposts of the former British Far Eastern Tales book.

Whether portraying a ship-borne flight from a lover's curse, murder in the jungle, or a marriage shattered by a past indiscretion, they all reveal Maugham at his best - sometimes caustic, sometimes gently comic, but always the shrewd and human. Drunkards, failures, depressives, and the sexually frustrated populate these tales.

The rivers and the jungle only provide a boundary to lock these people within. This is a companion book to another volume of Maugham stories set in Singapore, Malaya, Borneo, and sometimes a little beyond, Far Eastern Tales/5. Returning My Sister's Face and Other Far Eastern Tales of Whimsy and Malice book.

Read 30 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Enchant /5. The stories are fine but they are misleading as they are all contained in Collected Stories. It was the same for Ashenden and More Far Eastern tales. I found these books misleading as I looked at the titles of stories and many seemed different from those I already had but they were just differently titled/5(39).

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Far Eastern Tales by W. Somerset Maugham; 4 editions; First published in Far Eastern Tales | Open Library.

Editions for Far Eastern Tales: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Paperback published in ), Cited by: 2. Far Eastern Tales W.

Somerset Maugham New. This is a selection of Somerset Maugham's stories inspired by his experiences in pre-indepencence Malaya. The stories include Footprints in the Jungle, Mabel, P & O, The Door of Opportunity, Buried Talent, Before The Party, Mr. Know All, Neil MacAdam, The End of The Flight & The Force of Circumstance.

Weight Kg. Airmail postage to Asia. Yet its inclusion in a book titled Far Eastern Tales is debatable, because the whole action takes place on a ship that crosses the Pacific but never really reaches the Far East; nor do the story contain any of Maugham's usual themes about white people on the borders of the British empire; it is just an anecdote designed to amuse, but within its /5(46).

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Far Eastern Tales by W. Somerset Maugham,Random House of Canada, Limited edition, Paperback in EnglishCited by: 2.

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FAR EASTERN TALES is a collection of stories all born of his experiences in Malaya, Singapore and other outposts of the former British Empire.

His other works include travel books, essays, criticism and the autobiographical The Summing Up and A Writer’s Notebook. In Somerset Maugham settled in the South of France and lived there. Far Eastern Tales 作者: W. Somerset Maugham 出版社/メーカー: Vintage Classics 発売日: /07/25 メディア: ペーパーバック この商品を含むブログを見る フランス生まれイギリス育ちのモームは、第一次世界大戦では軍医兼スパイ(諜報員)として暗躍した人物。.

Far Eastern Tales is a collection of short stories born of Maugham's experiences in Malaya, Singapore and other outposts of the former British Empire. Whether portraying a ship-borne flight from a lover's curse, murder in the jungle, or a marriage shattered by a past indiscretion, they all reveal Maugham at his best - sometimes caustic, sometimes gently comic, but always the shrewd and human 4/5(4).

Far Eastern Tales is a collection of short stories born of Maugham's experiences in Malaya, Singapore and other outposts of the former British Empire. Whether portraying a ship-borne flight from a lover's curse, murder in the jungle, or a marriage shattered by a past indiscretion, they all reveal Maugham at his best - sometimes caustic, sometimes gently comic, but always the shrewd and human 5/5.

Yet its inclusion in a book titled Far Eastern Tales is debatable, because the whole action takes place on a ship that crosses the Pacific but never really reaches the Far East; nor do the story contain any of Maugham's usual themes about white people on the borders of the British empire; it is just an anecdote designed to amuse, but within its limitations it is perfect/5(46).COVID Resources.

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Somerset Maugham (Author) out of 5 stars 39 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ /5(39).