Liza of Lambeth

By: W. Somerset Maugham
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Liza of Lambeth" by W. Somerset Maugham is a captivating novel set in the bustling streets of working-class London, offering a realistic portrayal of urban life. Maugham's masterful storytelling delves deep into the intricacies of human nature amidst the harsh realities of poverty and social dynamics. At the heart of the narrative lies Liza, a young woman navigating the complexities of her environment with remarkable character development. Through her eyes, readers witness the drama and challenges faced by the residents of Lambeth, providing a poignant insight into the struggles of the working class. Maugham's keen observation and attention to detail bring forth the rich tapestry of relationships that define the community, portraying a vivid depiction of urban life in early 20th-century Britain. The novel's realism resonates with readers, offering a thought-provoking exploration of the human condition and the societal forces at play. As a quintessential work of British literature, "Liza of Lambeth" stands as a testament to Maugham's talent for capturing the essence of everyday life with both depth and authenticity. It remains a timeless classic that continues to captivate audiences with its compelling portrayal of the urban experience.

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W. Somerset Maugham

An English author best renowned for his plays, novels, and short stories was William Somerset Maugham. After completing his studies in England, Maugham enrolled in a university in Germany. He spent his first ten years of life in Paris, where he was born. He enrolled at a medical school in London, where he graduated with a medical degree in 1897. He stopped being a doctor and started working as a writer full-time. His first work, Liza of Lambeth (1897), a study of life in the slums, attracted attention, although he first achieved national notoriety as a playwright. He had four plays running simultaneously in London's West End by 1908. In 1933, he finished writing his 32nd and final play. Thereafter, he gave up writing plays and focused on writing novels and short tales. Of Human Bondage (1915), The Moon and Sixpence (1919), The Painted Veil (1925), Cakes and Ale (1930), and The Razor's Edge are among Maugham's books that came following Liza of Lambeth (1944). His short stories have been published in collections like The Casuarina Tree (1926) and The Mixture as Before (1940). Highbrow critics had negative reactions to his enormous popularity and sales, and many of them tried to denigrate him by calling him.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 106pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362204649
  • ISBN-13: 9789362204646
  • Item Weight: 137.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 6.28mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary