Reviews

  • "Maugham was one of the great masters of clever narrative and construction"

    Allan Massie, Sunday Herald
  • "A formidable talent, a formidable sum of talents"

    Spectator
  • "It is very difficult for a writer of my generation, if he is honest, to pretend indifference to the work of Somerset Maugham. . . . He was always so entirely there"

    Gore Vidal