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The Resource The skeptical romancer : selected travel writing, W. Somerset Maugham ; edited and introduced by Pico Iyer

The skeptical romancer : selected travel writing, W. Somerset Maugham ; edited and introduced by Pico Iyer

Label
The skeptical romancer : selected travel writing
Title
The skeptical romancer
Title remainder
selected travel writing
Statement of responsibility
W. Somerset Maugham ; edited and introduced by Pico Iyer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1874-1965
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Maugham, W. Somerset
Dewey number
820.8009
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6025.A86
LC item number
S49 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Iyer, Pico
Series statement
Everyman's library
Series volume
324
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maugham, W. Somerset
  • Maugham, W. Somerset
  • Authors, English
Label
The skeptical romancer : selected travel writing, W. Somerset Maugham ; edited and introduced by Pico Iyer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxv)
Contents
Chronology -- A VERY YOUNG TRAVELLER IN SPAIN (from "The Land of the Blessed Virgin"). The spirit of Andalusia -- The churches of Ronda -- The mosque at Cordova -- The Court of Oranges -- Seville -- The Giralda -- Gaol -- Corrida de Toros -- Wind and storm -- Jerez -- Cadiz -- Adios -- SKETCHES OF CHINA (from "On a Chinese Screen"). My lady's parlour -- The cabinet minister -- Dinner parties: legation quarter -- The inn -- Her Britannic Majesty's representative -- The last chance -- Henderson -- Romance -- The song of the river -- The stranger -- The philosopher -- The missionary lady -- The plain -- A student of the drama -- A city built on a rock -- ACROSS SOUTHEAST ASIA (from "The Gentleman in the Parlour"). Pagan -- Mandalay -- The nuns at Mengon -- On the trail -- The Salween -- The market -- Keng Tung -- The solitary -- Siam -- Bangkok -- Buddha -- The fever -- Angkor -- A last day in Angkor -- Saigon and Tourane -- Huë -- A night on the river -- A classmate in Haiphong -- A LIFE IN RETROSPECT (from "The Partial View", comprising "The Summing Up" and "A Writer's Notebook". Early travels -- Mobility -- Capri -- At war -- Hawaii -- The missionary and Miss Thompson -- A castaway -- Tahiti -- Russia -- The Nevsky Prospekt -- Opium dream -- The sultan -- A dream -- India -- Benares -- The Taj -- Madura -- In Texas
Control code
ocn476843776
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xli, 196 p.
Isbn
9780307272126
Lccn
2009279509
System control number
(OCoLC)476843776
Label
The skeptical romancer : selected travel writing, W. Somerset Maugham ; edited and introduced by Pico Iyer
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxv)
Contents
Chronology -- A VERY YOUNG TRAVELLER IN SPAIN (from "The Land of the Blessed Virgin"). The spirit of Andalusia -- The churches of Ronda -- The mosque at Cordova -- The Court of Oranges -- Seville -- The Giralda -- Gaol -- Corrida de Toros -- Wind and storm -- Jerez -- Cadiz -- Adios -- SKETCHES OF CHINA (from "On a Chinese Screen"). My lady's parlour -- The cabinet minister -- Dinner parties: legation quarter -- The inn -- Her Britannic Majesty's representative -- The last chance -- Henderson -- Romance -- The song of the river -- The stranger -- The philosopher -- The missionary lady -- The plain -- A student of the drama -- A city built on a rock -- ACROSS SOUTHEAST ASIA (from "The Gentleman in the Parlour"). Pagan -- Mandalay -- The nuns at Mengon -- On the trail -- The Salween -- The market -- Keng Tung -- The solitary -- Siam -- Bangkok -- Buddha -- The fever -- Angkor -- A last day in Angkor -- Saigon and Tourane -- Huë -- A night on the river -- A classmate in Haiphong -- A LIFE IN RETROSPECT (from "The Partial View", comprising "The Summing Up" and "A Writer's Notebook". Early travels -- Mobility -- Capri -- At war -- Hawaii -- The missionary and Miss Thompson -- A castaway -- Tahiti -- Russia -- The Nevsky Prospekt -- Opium dream -- The sultan -- A dream -- India -- Benares -- The Taj -- Madura -- In Texas
Control code
ocn476843776
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xli, 196 p.
Isbn
9780307272126
Lccn
2009279509
System control number
(OCoLC)476843776

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