So writes Graham Greene, describing his childhood love of reading and how it grew into a passion for writing. Collected Essays contains nearly eighty essays, reviews and occasional pieces composed between novels, plays and travel books over four prolific decades. From Henry James and Somerset Maugham to Ho Chi Minh and Kim Philby, the range of subjects is eclectic and stimulating, and the characters -writers, priests, explorers - are brought vividly to life. Collected Essays is as revealing..
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The stories in this collection move from Malaya to America and England, and include some of Maugham''s most famous tales: "Flotsam and Jetsam", the story of an..Описание
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