Ted Morgan (born March 30, 1932) is a French–American biographer, journalist, and historian. Morgan was born Count Sanche Charles Armand Gabriel de Gramont in Geneva.
Ted Morgan (born March 30, 1932) is a French–American biographer, journalist, and historian. He is the son of Gabriel Antoine Armand, Count de Gramont (1908–1943), a pilot in the French escadrille in England during World War II. Gramont is an old French noble family. After his father's death in a training flight, Morgan began to lead two parallel lives.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. At last there is a definitive biography of W. Somerset Maugham, one of the most remarkable and secretive literary figures of the twentieth century. Ted Morgan has penetrated the barriers which for years prevented the creation of a full portrait of this paradoxical writer - barriers set up by Maugham himself.
Ted Morgan told a good story using the subject matter of Wm. S. Burroughs life, but here with Maugham, however . I enjoyed reading this book. I have read many of Maugham's books and unusually for me, I knew little about him as a person before. Burroughs life, but here with Maugham, however, he succumbed to giving the reader too much detail. And, sadly, Maughma's life (at least the part I read) really wasn't all that interesting.
Author of An Uncertain Hour, Reds, My battle of Algiers, Maugham, Literary outlaw, FDR, Epitaph for kings, The strong brown go.
by. Morgan, Ted, 1932-. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Maugham, W. Somerset, phy, Authors, English, Biography, Autobiography, Maugham, William Somerset, General, 20th century, (William Somerset),, 1874-1965, Biography, Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965. New York : Simon and Schuster. Uploaded on January 23, 2012. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata). Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014).
maugham by ted morgan. Published by Thriftbooks. This is my second bio of Maugham. Have been reading many of Maughams books for the last 60 years. com User, 12 years ago. This biography by Ted Morgan is both excellent and meticulous. Inside we find the life of a writer whose voluminous oeuvre, and length of life, would confound and demoralize a less ambitious person. Maugham was a diminutive, flawed man who created a legend that awes and dazzles to this day.
Ted Morgan captures the man, his work, and his friends-Allen Ginsberg and Paul Bowles among them-in this riveting .
Ted Morgan captures the man, his work, and his friends-Allen Ginsberg and Paul Bowles among them-in this riveting story of an iconoclast. Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Ted Morgan is the author of Maugham and FDR; his latest book is Valley of Death: The Tragedy at Dien Bien Phu That Led America into the Vietnam War. He lives in New York.
Maugham: A Biography. Have you read that book at all, Mr Morgan? I don't believe you did. In the very first lines of it Maugham says that it is possible that here and there he might be ''year or two out'' but he does not think it of any importance. Triad/Granada, Paperback, 1981. First published in 1980. The whole, long and varied, life of Somerset Maugham is there, year by year, month by month, even week by week sometimes, compiled from numerous meticulously numbered sources. The style is gripping, gossiping and absorbing.
Энн Морган считала себя хорошо начитанной, пока не обнаружила огромный культурный пробел на своей книжной полке. Среди большого количества английских и американских писателей было лишь несколько книг неанглоязычных авторов. Поэтому она поставила перед собой амбициозную цель: прочитать по одной книге из каждой страны мира за год. Сейчас она призывает и других англофилов прочитать переведённые работы, чтобы издатели работали усердней над включением жемчужин иностранной литературы в ассортимент своих магазинов. Исследуйте карты её литературного путешествия здесь: g. ed.