Livro - CREATURES OF CIRCUMSTANCE

CREATURES OF CIRCUMSTANCE

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MAUGHAM (W. Somerset).— CREATURES OF CIRCUMSTANCE. William Heinemann Ltd. [Windmill Press, Kingswood, Surrey]. London. 1947. 12,5x19 cm. 310 págs. E.

O livro de um dos grandes escritores universais do século XX, que começa com uma explicação do autor de como surgiram as pequenas histórias que ele nos conta nesta obra. “(...) Since the beginning of history men have gathered round the camp fire or in a group in the market place to listen to the tejjing stories. The desire to listen to them appears to be as deeply rooted in the human animal as the sense of property. I have never pretended to be anything but a story teller. It has amused me to tell stories and I have told a great many (...)”

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