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Moon and Sixpence

W. Somerset Maugham

This Maugham novel is based on the life of the painter Paul Gauguin. The story is told by the narrator as he gradually comes to know the main character Charles Strickland, a middle aged stock broker. We follow Strickland from the point where he abruptly abandons his wife and children to become an artist, through his life in Paris and Marseille to Tahiti where he eventually dies of leprosy (Summary by Andy Minter)

This Maugham novel is based on the life of the painter Paul Gauguin. The story is told by the narrator as he gradually comes to know the main character Charles Strickland, a middle aged stock broker. We follow Strickland from the point where he abruptly abandons his wife and children to become an artist, through his life in Paris and Marseille to Tahiti where he eventually dies of leprosy (Summary by Andy Minter)
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This Maugham novel is based on the life of the painter Paul Gauguin. The story is told by the narrator as he gradually comes to know the main character Charles Strickland, a middle aged stock broker. We follow Strickland from the point where he abruptly abandons his wife and children to become an artist, through his life in Paris and Marseille to Tahiti where he eventually dies of leprosy (Summary by Andy Minter)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

7h 48m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

13:56


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

12:42


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

17:59


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

19:39


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

32:23


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

25:08


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

12:37


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

29:50


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

21:02


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

21:29


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

26:50


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

15:09


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

14:57


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

22:36


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

29:59


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

22:30


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

35:45


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

25:30


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

22:32


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

23:30


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

22:26