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In Aspects of the Novel, EM Forster wrote: "The final test of a novel will be our affection for it, as it is the test of our friends, of anything else that we cannot define." He might have been writing about W Somerset Maugham's masterpiece, Of Human Bondage.Read Full Review of Of Human Bondage (Signet Clas... | See more reviews from Guardian
I would recommend this book to anyone who loves classics or character-driven books. Maugham makes the reader think, which is never a bad thing in my opinion. Like most classics, it is not an easy read but worth the struggle.Read Full Review of Of Human Bondage (Signet Clas...
What is really striking about this book, and many like it--written by intellectual elites, is the placid assumption that just because the author's own life sucks, the rest of mankind must be living these lives of quiet desperation...Burn this book.Read Full Review of Of Human Bondage (Signet Clas...
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