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The Kite

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Stories in the Travelman Short Stories series take the reader to places of mystery, fantasy, horror, romance, and corners of the universe yet unexplored. In turn, readers take them on the bus or subway, slip them into briefcases and lunchboxes, and send them from Jersey to Juneau.Each classic or original short story is printed on one sheet of paper and folded like a map. T ...more
Paperback, 22 pages
Published September 28th 2000 by Travelman Publishing (first published January 1st 1991)
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deep stories with philosophic view with great understanding of human nature......
Portia S
"You know, Betty isn't a bad girl. I've seen her several times, there's nothing wrong with her except her insane jealousy of Herbert's kite;"

And that's it ladies and gentlemen, that's the story. It was hilarious, where the hell did Maugham get all these stories from? Did he make this one up? I doubt. He overheard it in a bar, someone told him, you can't make this shit up.

Also, the cold dank of a British mother-in-law. So aptly described >< Take win, man.
a collection of short stories .
one of the most adorable variable short stories. I've read since I was 14, and since then I'm keep on reading and reading .
Ala'a El-Nabawy
I studied this book at school, I remember that I was in love with most of the book stories;the lunatics guy story & the story itself which the book holds it's name. They were seemed to be irrational & dull actually but I remember that they were having something deep & interesting in common ... may be the focus on the human slips !!!
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William Somerset Maugham was born in Paris in 1874. He spoke French even before he spoke a word of English, a fact to which some critics attribute the purity of his style.

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