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Liza of Lambeth.

W. Somerset Maugham

Liza of Lambeth.

by W. Somerset Maugham

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Published by Doubleday, Doran & company inc. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title: W. Somerset Maugham.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.M442 Li8, PR6025.A86 Li8
The Physical Object
Paginationxi p., 1 l., 7-221 p.
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6337552M
LC Control Number36012117
OCLC/WorldCa1999992

Liza, a vibrant but poverty-stricken London girl, is the most graceful and daring dancer that anyone has ever seen, wildly moving to the music of the Italian organ player on Old Kent Road. But her bright light begins to dim as the tragic effects of illness and poverty overtake her body, if . Get this from a library! Liza of Lambeth. [W Somerset Maugham] -- Amid the gloomy, grimy world of South London in the s, Liza grasps at the chance to escape the poverty of her life. But even Vere Street has its rules and conoventions and by overstepping them.

Find books like Liza of Lambeth from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Liza of Lambeth also liked: What We Talk About. Read Chapter 1 of Liza of Lambeth by William Somerset Maugham. The text begins: It was the first Saturday afternoon in August; it had been broiling hot all day, with a cloudless sky, and the sun had been beating down on the houses, so that the top rooms were like ovens; but now with the approach of evening it was cooler, and everyone in Vere Street was out of doors.

W. Somerset of Lambeth. Signed Limited Edition, published by William Heinemann, This is # of 1, numbered, signed copies. Dustjacket has some small tears on lower front edge and a missing chunk at the top of the spine. Binding and book in very good to near-fine condition with no defects, some yellowing. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://tk0v Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4.


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Somerset Maugham: : Books Skip to main content/5(3). About the Author W. Somerset Maugham () lived in Paris until he was ten. He was educated at King's School, Canterbury, and at Heidelberg University. He afterwards walked the wards of St. Thomas's Hospital with a view to practice in medicine, but the success of his first novel, Liza of Lambeth (), won him over to letters.3/5(2).

Liza of Lambeth, published inis W. Somerset Maugham's first novel. He wrote it whilst studying for his medical degree in Lambeth, a South London slum. Clearly drawing on his experiences as a student doing midwifery work,it depicts the short life and death of Liza Kemp, an year-old factory worker who lives together with her aging mother in the fictional Vere Street /5(46).

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Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. information about this edition.; Liza of Lambeth () was W. Somerset Maugham's first novel, which he wrote while working as a doctor at a hospital in Lambeth, then a working class district of London.

It depicts the life of Liza Kemp, an year-old factory worker who lives together with her aging mother in Vere Street (obviously fictional) off Westminster Bridge Road (real) in Lambeth. About Liza of Lambeth W. Somerset Maugham’s first novel is about the gloomy, poverty-stricken world of South London in the s and how it affects one young girl who tries to escape from it.

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Somerset Maugham. Read in English by Hatton43 Liza of Lambeth focuses on the challenges of life facing Liza, an 18 year old factory girl who lives in the poverty of the slums of s London.

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The three novels in this collection, Liza of Lambeth (), Mrs Craddock (), and The Magician (), had a lasting influence on the literary world. Their settings are various--ranging from the South London slums through the Kentish countryside to the British expatriate community in early twentieth-century Paris--and yet they have common qualities/5(3).

Editions for Liza of Lambeth: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), Cited by: 9. But then Liza meets Jim Blakeston, charming and worldy, new to the area, and married. Soon the streets are wise to their passionate affair and Liza's fall from grace is fast and fatal.

Written while Maugham was a medical student, and his first published novel, Liza of Lambeth is a vividly realistic portrayal of working-class London life. show more/5(K). Liza of Lambeth by William Somerset Maugham, a free text and ebook for easy online reading, study, and reference. Liza of Lambeth () was Maugham's first novel composed while he was a doctor in Lambeth.

It became an instant success, allowing him to quit his practice and focus on writing full-time. [Photo by Alves Gaspar, The Big Ben, view from the Thames, London, Author: William Somerset Maugham. Liza of Lambeth by W. Somerset Maugham; 33 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Classic Literature, Fiction, Fiction in English, Poor, Slums, Women, Poverty.Buy a cheap copy of Liza of Lambeth book by W.

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