Of Human Bondage (Paperback)
"...all they have been told are lies, lies, lies; and each discovery is another nail driven into the body on the cross of life."
-W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage (1915)
Of Human Bondage (1915) by W. Somerset Maugham is considered a semi-autobiographical work and has been critically acclaimed as one of the best English novels of the twentieth century. The plot follows the life of Philip Carey who, like Maugham, is orphaned at a young age and sent to live with a cold, unfeeling uncle. Carey travels life's path in search of success and happiness, and the author captures the essence of this journey perfectly. This novel is for those who enjoy the plight of the common man and classic literature that stands the test of time.