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    • Servidumbre Humana [Of Human Bondage]

    • By: William Somerset Maugham
    • Narrated by: Fabio Camero
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
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    Philip Carey, un estudiante de medicina, se une a la camarera Mildred Rogers, una mujer sin escrupulos, cruel y sin ningun afecto ni moralidad. Ella se aprovecha de la deformidad de Philip para humillarlo y cuando finalmente se arruina y tiene que interrumpir sus estudios lo abandona. El relato de como acaba por sobreponerse es el final de esta novela, un distinguido retrato humano.

    Regular price: $11.90

    • The Circle

    • By: William Somerset Maugham
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly, Joseph Tabler, John Burlinson, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
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    After many years living abroad with her longtime lover, Lady Catherine Champion-Cheney visits her former marital home, now occupied by her son, Arnold, and his wife, Elizabeth. Also present is her estranged husband, Clive, who lives in a cottage on the estate. Elizabeth has become dissatisfied with the life she leads with her wealthy husband, who is very occupied with his political career, and she encourages the advances of a dashing but impecunious suitor, Teddy Luton.

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    • Penelope

    • By: William Somerset Maugham
    • Narrated by: Amanda Friday, Jeff Moon, David Prickett, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    In this elegant comedy of manners, Penelope O'Farrell discovers that her husband has been having an affair with an attractive married woman. Instead of lapsing into despair, she decides to employ some cunning strategies to save her marriage.

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    • The Colonel's Lady

    • By: William Somerset Maugham
    • Narrated by: Ralph Richardson, Mariel Forbes
    • Length: 20 mins
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    . Somerset Maugham's The Colonel's Lady was first published in 1946. Ralph Richardson plays Colonel George Peregrine who lives in Warwickshire with his wife Evie, played by Mariel Forbes, Richardson's own wife.

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    • The Kite

    • By: William Somerset Maugham
    • Narrated by: John Mills, George Cole
    • Length: 28 mins
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    W. Somerset Maugham's The Kite was first published in 1908. John Mills plays Ned Preston, a prison visitor, who cannot understand the psychology of an inmate, Herbert Sunbury, played by George Cole. Herbert is torn between a fiercely possessive mother, his young wife Betty and his beloved kite.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Podvodya itogy

    • By: William Somerset Maugham
    • Narrated by: Alexandr Andrienko
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
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    Avtobiograficheskiy roman angliyskogo pisatelya Somerseta Uil'yama Moehma "Podvodya itogi" (1938) predstavlyaet soboy ne stol'ko izlozhenie fakticheskoy kanvy ego zhizni, skol'ko popytku proanalizirovat' svoy put' - pisatelya i cheloveka. Predel'no iskrennie i glubokie razmyshleniya avtora o svoem literaturnom tvorchestve i vnutrennem razvitii ne mogut ne zainteresovat' sovremennogo chitatelya.

    Regular price: $11.59

    • Notizbuch eines Schriftstellers

    • By: William Somerset Maugham
    • Narrated by: Peter Lieck
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
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    Das "Notizbuch eines Schriftstellers" führt in eine fremde ferne Welt. Es enthält Beobachtungen, die Maugham auf seinen zahlreichen Reisen gemacht...

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    • Der Verräter

    • Verfilmt von Alfred Hitchcock 4
    • By: William Somerset Maugham
    • Narrated by: Jens Wawrczeck
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
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    "Der Verräter" schickt Agent Ashenden während des ersten Weltkrieges in die Schweiz, um einem Mann auf die Spur zu kommen, der einen für den Britischen Geheimdienst tätigen jungen Spanier an Deutschland verraten und damit dessen Hinrichtung bewirkt hat. Jetzt residiert der potenzielle Verräter mit seiner deutschen Frau und einem Bullterrier in einem Luzerner Hotel und studiert die Alpenflora - mit finanzieller Unterstützung des deutschen Geheimdienstes.

    Regular price: $7.35

    • Mackintosh

    • By: William Somerset Maugham
    • Narrated by: Volker Risch
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
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    Mackintosh lebt mit seinem Vorgesetzten Walker in einem kleinen Dorf in Polynesien. Walker schickaniert ihn und seine anderen Untertanen...

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    • Mrs. Dot

    • By: William Somerset Maugham
    • Narrated by: Leanne Yau, Richard Andrews, P. J. Morgan, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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    A rich widow finds that the man she wishes to marry is already engaged. He has just suddenly become a peer and cannot, he thinks, break his promise.

    Regular price: $9.99

    • Der Büchersack

    • By: William Somerset Maugham
    • Narrated by: Hans Korte
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In "Der Büchersack", der neben "Regen" wohl bekanntesten Erzählung von W. Somerset Maugham, reist der Ich-Erzähler nie ohne großen Büchervorrat durch die Welt - aus Angst vor langweiligen Gesprächen. Doch in einem kleinen Outpost in den malaiischen Staaten braucht der Erzähler keines seiner Bücher, als sein Gastgeber Mark Featherstone ihm eine selbsterlebte Geschichte offenbart, die so schön und schrecklich ist, wie es nur die Liebe sein kann.

    Regular price: $4.43