Thursday, June 3, 2010

90. William Somerset Maugham fan

June 3, 2010 meeting at Toa Payoh Hub

I was surprised and happy to meet a Singaporean who keeps the whole set of William Somerset Maugham books. Such men are rare as Singaporeans don't read.

"The pages are yellowed," he lamented.
"Do your books face sunlight?" I asked.
"Yes," he replied.
"Sunlight has a strong effect on books. Keep them in a dehumidifier. Do

you have book

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