Somerset Maugham, William

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Somerset Maugham, William

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  • Somerset Maugham, W.

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1874-1965

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William Somerset Maugham was raised by his uncle after he was orphaned at the age of 10. He qualified as a medical doctor in 1897 from St. Thomas' medical school in London, England, but soon left medicine to pursue his writing. He wrote novels, plays, and short stories. He died in Nice on December 16, 1965.

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