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Did you know that although he hated his time there as a boy Somerset Maugham had his ashes scattered at the King’s School Canterbury? His schooldays were not his happiest – French was his first language, his English still prone to error and thus ridicule; and the deaths of his mother from TB and father from cancer before he reached his teens left him with a bad stammer, again subject to mockery by thoughtless school-fellows.

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