The Moon and Sixpence
by Maugham, W. Somerset
- very good
- Very Good/Good -
Albany, California, United States
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About This Item
The Moon and Sixpence is a 1919 short novel by William Somerset Maugham based on the life of the painter Paul Gauguin. The story is told in episodic form by the first-person narrator as a series of glimpses into the mind and soul of the central character, Charles Strickland, a middle aged English stock broker who abandons his wife and children abruptly to pursue his desire to become an artist.
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- Lost Paddle Books, IOBA (US)
- Bookseller's Inventory #
- The Moon and Sixpence
- Maugham, W. Somerset
- Book Condition
- Used - Very Good
- Jacket Condition
- Good -
- Quantity Available
- Early Reprint Edition
- George H. Doran Company
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date Published
- 0.00 lbs
- Bookseller catalogs
- British Literature; LGBTQ Literature;
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