- NAME: Somerset Maugham
- OCCUPATION: Author, Playwright
- BIRTH DATE: January 25, 1874
- DEATH DATE: December 16, 1965
- EDUCATION: King's School, Canterbury, St. Thomas' Medical School, London
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Paris, France
- PLACE OF DEATH: Nice, France
- Full Name: William Somerset Maugham
- AKA: Somerset Maugham
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Somerset Maugham was a British fiction writer, essayist and playwright known for works like Of Human Bondage and The Razor's Edge.
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Born on January 25, 1874, in Paris, France, Somerset Maugham studied medicine for a time before turning to writing, eventually releasing well-known works like Of Human Bondage, Cakes and Ale and The Razor's Edge. A successful London playwright as well as an essayist and short-story writer, Maugham also faced critiques for his cynicism and harsh portrayals. He died on December 16, 1965.
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