Of Human BondageUploader: Mekora 5 years ago Subscribe 1
That gets in the way of living, when those ideas beat down. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. It earns its place in this list for the edgy economy of its dark, often cruel narrative more than its style prosaic or its humanity tormented. One of the things that Philip had heard definitely stated was the the unbeliever was a wicked and vicious man; but Weeks, though he believed in hardly anything that Philip believed, led a life of Christian purity. In this respect, Philip's situation mirrors Maugham's, who was orphaned at the age of ten and sent from Paris to live with an uncle in England, where his profound stutter impeded his social development and drove him into the solitary pursuits of art and literature. It isn't like he didn't KNOW that.