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  • Author:
    Robin Maugham
  • ISBN:
    0860720543
  • ISBN13:
    978-0860720546
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    Robin Clark; Reprint edition (November 5, 1981)
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    316 pages
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Escape From The Shadows is the 1972 autobiography of Robin Maugham, later the 2nd Viscount Maugham.

Escape From The Shadows is the 1972 autobiography of Robin Maugham, later the 2nd Viscount Maugham. The title refers to three huge shadows over Maugham’s life: his famous father, Frederick Herbert Maugham, his uncle, W. Somerset Maugham, and his homosexuality. The first part of the book concentrates on Maugham’s school days at Highfield House and Eton College.

In Escape from the Shadows, his autobiography, Robin Maugham wrote: ‘My father I admired greatly, as one might .

In Escape from the Shadows, his autobiography, Robin Maugham wrote: ‘My father I admired greatly, as one might admire a venerable monument such as the Albert Memorial. He was fifty years older than I was, and our few contacts were civil and formal. When Robin showed the manuscript to his uncle ‘Willie’ Somerset Maugham, he remarked that the book would, . uin’ Robin’s reputation; but that it was, . xtremely well done’. THE WRONG PEOPLE is centered on the character of Arnald Turner who finds gratification in the form of a young Moroccan boy, Riffi, who is supplied by a seedy Anglo American, Ewing Baird.

This autobiography by Robin Maugham, nephew of famous author Somerset Maugham, is written in an honest, self deprecating and very eloquent tone. Maughams' father was Chamberlain and confidant to Winston Churchill. Maugham recounts his childhood development, his delicate yet steadfast demeanor and his troubled relationship with his authoritarian father.

Find sources: "Robin Maugham" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (May 2017) (Learn how and .

Find sources: "Robin Maugham" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (May 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this template message). Described as "unashamedely homosexual", Maugham never married, and the viscountcy became extinct upon his death. In the last five years of his life, with the impact of the new movement of working class realism, his popularity began to diminish and his health deteriorated.

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No part of this book may be reproduced, scanned or distributed in any printed or electronic form without permission in writing from the publisher. Okay, okay, I do know why I couldn’t deal with Val. It was the shadows. Nancy Paulsen Books, Reg. . But in Newworld, where we’re all about science and you stop reading fairy tales about the time you learn to read (which always seemed really unfair), being afraid of shadows was silly and pathetic. Even if there were a lot of them and they didn’t seem to be the shadow of anything. And if they were, whatever it was had way too many legs. So I hated him for making me silly and pathetic.

Escape From The Shadows book cover. After his school days, Maugham lives predominantly as a homosexual with a preference for boys aged at least 16, including rent boys, and never engaging in sexual activities with under-age boys.

Home Maugham, Robin: ESCAPE FROM THE SHADOWS : HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY, Stock Image. hardback in protected dustjacket, both in very good condition, dustjacket price cut, closed edges of book appear dusty, 278pp. 14 pages of photographs. ISBN 10: 0340149493, ISBN 13: 9780340149492. Outspoken, self-revealing and often shocking autobiography.

Escape from the Shadows. By (author) Robin Maugham.