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“Of Human Bondage” is an interesting novel that circle around the life of a young man named as Philip who use to live with his uncle and aunt after dead of his parents. He went through many ups and downs in his whole life but finally he successfully achieved his goal and became a doctor. This book was originally published in “1915” by “George H Doran Company”. By genre it belongs to the category of “Self- discovering novel” book. It is having total “648” pages.

Books Author: “W Somerset Maugham”

“W Somerset Maugham” is an English writer. He was born in Jan 25, 1874 in Paris, France. He became a doctor from the St- Thomas’s Hospital Medical School London. His most popular books are “Human Bandage”, “The Moon and Sixpence” and “Cakes and Ale”.. His most famous short story is “Rain” published in 1921. He died in Dec, 16, 1965.

Introduction of “Of Human Bondage”

“Of Human Bondage” written by “W Somerset Maugham”. Its story is circle around a young man named as Philip Carey. Philips faces nemurous ups and downs in his life during the time period of 1800s in London.

The book is centered on current aspects and most of its parts are belongs to author’s real life. This book gives a lot of ideas and messages including kindness, self-discovery and loyalty and this story can be helpful for us in order to spend a peaceful life.

Summary of “Of Human Bondage”

“Of Human Bondage” is circle around a young boy named as Philip. Philip use to live in London with his aunt and uncle after the dead of his parents. His uncle is a minister and he grow up in a religious strict household. He always feels alone and he had not any friends. In his school all the fellow mates makes a fun on him because he is physically abnormal.

He spend his most of time in readings books in school. His mission is to take an admission in Oxford University. He desires to becames a minister as like his uncle. But he is not sure about his goals because of many unfavorable situations in his life. He went to Germany with this aunt and uncle one day. Then he discovers an unconventional idea as like not believing on God.

The story of “Of Human Bondage” is proceed further and Philip returns to London again. He does not wants to become a minister. So he starts a training of accountant. He fined a job suddendly but he is not satisfied with his job and he leave it. Now he wants to take admission in Arts but his aunt and uncle stop him to do so. After a big conversation with them, he motivates them at least.

Philip went to Paris and his life begins with full of joy with his friends. Soon after, the dead of his friend Fanny, hurt him and he decided to step back from his dream of becoming an artist. He decided to go back to London and wants to start a medical training. One day he meets a lady named as Mildred, a very hurt and selfish women. Despite of all differences between them Philips fall in love.

They then spend their most of time together. One day Mildred leave him and go with another man but after some times she returns back and tells to Philip that she is pregnant. She has not money yet. Philip begins to help her and give her a huge money. Suddenly, she once again leave him. The story of “Of Human Bondage” and one day by a chance, Philip meets Mildred. She is working in a sex industry to earn money for her baby.

Philips then decide to take them both with him. He showed his big care and love for both of them. Mildred wants to begin a sex relation with him. He refused all her desires. One day, she again leave Philip and went away. Philip became poor now and he decide to end his life. But his friend named as Athelny cames forward and tell him to live with his family.

On the other hand Mildred is suffering from a diseases named as Syphilis. But she is still doing job in sex industry. Philips uncle passed away and he then he received a handsome amount as an inheritance. He continue his medical training and becomes a doctor. Suddenly he fall in love with an attractive girl named as Sally Athelny and wants to marry him. Sally tells that she can able be pregnant. Despite of all these Philip proposed her and she shows her willingness to marry with him.

Writing Style

The author “W Somerset Maugham” ways of writing in his book named as “Of Human Bondage” is straightforward and easy to understand. He explains various in depth and life related themes such as love, economical hurdles and purpose of life in a simple but a broad manner that can stimulate a huge number of readers. He elaborates complex but well-awared and well-organized characters they look like very real and believed with the rest of the story.

“W Somerset Maugham” uses small and simple words to balance the pace and tone of plot. He conveys his message and core ideas in a concise, precise and simple ways to accelerate the interest and understanding levels of all kinds of readers. The whole difficult vocabularies and extra jargons abstained from this story by him. He includes numerous real stories that can inspire the respective audiences.

Major Receptions of “Of Human Bondage”

“Of Human Bondage” had awarded generally positive reviews from its audiences. This book has been venerated for its well- awared characters and comprehensive themes. Many of film industries has been adopted Its work. Many of worlds renowned publications such as The New York Times, The Guardians and The Daily Telegraph showered their positive feedbacks for this book.

It has been sold 10 million copies since its publication and it also has been translated into 50 various languages worldwide. While some of readers accused that its opening point could be placed in more better way.

Conclusion

“Of Human Bondage” drawn by “W Somerset Maugham” is an interesting novel book that teaches us a lot about love, how desires can be achieved, how to cope with the brutal reactions of people and how to find the purpose life.

It broadly explains several ways that can bring a peace in our lives. If yor are looking for a novel that can change your way of life, dont miss this book. Grape it and read lessions what you need. This book is suitable for adults and mature readers. I suggested this book to all of them who are a big fans of self-discovering books.