Creatures of Circumstance
Author: W. Somerset Maugham
Hard cover - excellent condition
One volume in a five volume set from the Complete Works of W. Somerset Maugham, comprising:
.. The Razor's Edge
.. Creatures of Circumstance
.. Of Human Bondage
.. The Painted Veil
.. The Moon and Six Pence
Individual volumes are priced at $15 each or, while available, all 3 volumes can be purchased for the one price of $60.
"Creatures of Circumstance" by W. Somerset Maugham is a collection of short stories that delves into the complexities of human nature and the role of chance in shaping our lives. Each story presents a unique set of characters and circumstances, exploring themes such as love, desire, ambition, and the consequences of our choices. Through Maugham's insightful observations and rich characterizations, the collection examines the ways in which individuals navigate the unpredictable currents of fate and the inherent limitations imposed upon them by societal norms. With a blend of wit, irony, and emotional depth, "Creatures of Circumstance" offers a captivating exploration of the human condition, highlighting the interplay between personal agency and the forces that shape our lives.
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