Eastern tales

  • 280 Pages
  • 3.60 MB
  • English

J. Challen & Son , Philadelphia
Statementby the author of The branch and other poems
SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 2 (1851-1875), no. 446
The Physical Object
Pagination280 p
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15171642M

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Eastern Tales: by Many Story Tellers [L. (Laura) Valentine] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition).

This book is a collection of short stories - ten in total - ranging in length from four pages to just under fifty. The different lengths of story keep things fresh and unpredictable. All the stories are probably based on real people and situations Maugham encountered in South East Asia, and they do have a heavy dose of plausibility to them - all-be-it we are about a century on from when they are by: 2.

'Far Eastern Tales' is a compilation of ten stories from the s and s, all set in colonial Malaysia, Singapore and Borneo. All are about white men and women living in these tropical regions, but in some the jungle forms only the background of the story/5.

Far Eastern Tales isn't just for short-story readers - I normally only read novels. Maugham's characterisation and sense of the plot twist are such that these, most of them at novella length anyway, contain all the reward of full-length works/5(42).

More Far Eastern Tales by W. Somerset Maugham is a collection of short stories set mostly on the far eastern reaches of the British empire, in which we are made privy to the lives of several colonial settlers and the difficulties they were faced with/5.

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Russian folk tales, like most other fairy and folk tales were an oral tradition. The interesting thing re: Russian fairy tales is that they were first recorded and published in English, in England/5. 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.

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