W. Somerset Maugham: Which Short Story in Which Volume? [English]

Those stories are in Collected Short Stories Volume 1 – 4 and in other editions:

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Collected Short Stories Volume 1

 
Rain 1921 South Sea 5/10   Ev31, B17, B10, RSt
The Fall of Edward Barnard 1921 USA, South Sea 6/10   Ev31, RSt
Honolulu 1921 South Sea      
The Luncheon 1924 London 8/10    
The Ant and the Grasshopper 1924 London 6/10    
Home 1924 England 7/10    
The Pool 1921 South Sea     Ev31, RSt
Mackintosh 1921 South Sea 7/10   Ev31, RSt
Appearance and Reality 1934 Paris      
The Three Fat Women of Antibes 1933 Côte d’Azur 6/10    
The Facts of Life 1939 England, Monte Carlo 6/10   B17
Gigolo and Gigolette 1935 Monte Carlo 6/10    
The Happy Couple 1943 Côte d’Azur 5/10   Ev31
The Voice of the Turtle 1935 England, Côte d’Azur 6/10   B17
The Lion’s Skin 1937 Côte d’Azur 7/10    
Unconquered 1943 France in war     Ev31
The Escape 1925 England 5/10    
The Judgement Seat 1934        
Mr. Know-All 1925 Ocean liner 6/10   B17, FET
The Happy Man 1924 England, Sevilla 5/10    
The Romantic Young Lady 1947 Sevilla 6/10    
The Point of Honour 1947 Sevilla 7/10    
The Poet 1925 Spain 7/10    
The Mother 1909 Sevilla 7/10    
A Man from Glasgow 1947 Spain 2/10    
Before the Party 1922 England,  Borneo     Ev31, FET
Louise 1925 England 7/10    
The Promise 1925 London 7/10    
A String of Beads 1927 England 7/10    
The Yellow Streak 1925 Borneo     Ev31, MFE
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Collected Short Stories Volume 2

 
The Vessel of Wrath 1931 South Sea @ Papua-Neuguinea 7/10   Ev31, B17, B10, MFE
The Force of Circumstance

 

1928 Malaya Ev31, FET
Flotsam and Jetsam 1940 Borneo   MFE
The Alien Corn 1931 England 7/10   Ev31, B17
The Creative Impulse 1926 London 6/10    
Virtue 1931 London, Malaya 6/10   Ev31
The Man with the Scar 1925 Mittelamerika 6/10    
The Closed Shop 1926 South America 7/10    
The Bum 1929 Mexico 4/10   Ev31
The Dream 1924 Russia 5/10    
The Treasure 1934 London 7,5/10   Ev31, B17, B10
The Colonel’s Lady 1946 England 7/10   Ev31, B17, B10
Lord Mountdrago 1939 London   B17, B10
The Social Sense 1929 London 5/10    
The Verger 1929 London     B17, B10
In a Strange Land 1924 Turkey 6/10   Ev31
The Taipan 1922 China    
The Consul 1922 China 5/10    
A Friend in Need 1925 Japan 6/10    
The Round Dozen  1924 England 7/10   B17
The Human Element 1930 England, Rhodos 7,5/10   Ev31
Jane 1923 London 8/10    
Footprints in the Jungle 1927 Malaya   Ev31, FET
The Door of Opportunity 1931 Malaya, England   FET
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Collected Short Stories Volume 3 (Ashenden-Spy-Stories)

 
Miss King Switzerland 4/10   Ev31
The Hairless Mexican 6/10   Ev31
Giulia Lazzari Switzerland, France 7/10   Ev31
The Traitor 7/10   Ev31
His Excellency Russia, France 6/10   Ev31
Mr Harrington’s Washing Russia 6/10   Ev31
Sanatorium Scotland 7/10   Ev31
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Collected Short StoriesVolume  4

 
The Book-Bag 1932 Malaya   Ev31, B17, B10, MFE
French Joe 1926 South Sea 7/10    
German Harry 1924 South Sea 7/10    
The Four Dutchmen 1928 Singapur   MFE
The Back Of Beyond 1931 Malaya   Ev31, MFE
P. & O. 1923 Ocean Liner   B17, B10, FET
Episode 1946 England 5,5/10    
The Kite 1946 London 7/10    
A Woman Of Fifty 1946 Florence, USA 8/10    
Mayhew 1923 Capri 3,5/10   Ev31
The Lotus Eater 1935 Capri 4,5/10    
Salvatore 1924 Capri    
The Wash-Tub 1929 Italy 3/10    
A Man With A Conscience 1939 Prison colony French Guyana, France 7/10    
An Official Position 1937 Prison colony French Guyana, France 7/10    
Winter Cruise 1943 Ocean Liner 8/10    
Mabel 1924 Burma   FET
Masterson 1929 Burma   MFE
Princess September   Fairy tale in Thailand    
A Marriage Of Convenience 1929 Ocean Liner    
Mirage 1929 Vietnam   Ev31
The Letter 1924 Singapur, Malaya 8,5/10   Ev31, B17, B10, MFE
The Outstation 1924 Borneo 7/10   Ev31, MFE
The Portrait Of A Gentleman 1925 Korea    
Raw Material 1923 Ocean Liner, New York 3,5/10    
Straight Flush 1929 Ocean Liner 4,5/10    
The End Of The Flight 1926 Borneo   FET
A Casual Affair 1934 Borneo, England 7/10    
Red 1921 South Sea   B17, RSt
Neil Macadam 1932 Borneo   FET
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Those Stories are not in the Collected Short Stories Volume 1 – 4:

  • The Buried Talent (1934; included in Far Eastern Tales)
  • Pacific, Envoi, both in Rain and other South Sea Stories, not fullfledged stories, rather Intro and Outro
  • Around 17 early pieces from 1898 – 1908, intentionally not included by Maugham into Collected Short Stories, but to be found in Seventeen Lost Stories (Amazon.DE; Kirkus Reviews). In the preface to Collected Short Stories Volume 1 Maugham writes:

In my early youth I wrote a number ((of short stories)), but they are so immature that I have preferred not to reprint them. A few are in a book that has long remained out of print, a few others are scattered in various magazines. They are best forgotten.

These 10 Short Stories appear in Far Eastern Tales:

  • Footprints in the Jungle (book @ Amazon.DE)
  • Mabel
  • & O.
  • The Door of Opportunity
  • The Buried Talent
  • Before the Party
  • Know-All
  • Neil MacAdam
  • The End of the Flight
  • The Force of Circumstance

These 10 Short Stories appear in More Far Eastern Tales:

  • The Letter (book @ Amazon.DE)
  • The Outstation
  • Vessel of Wrath
  • The Four Dutchmen
  • Flotsam and Jetsam
  • The Book-Bag
  • Raw Material
  • The Yellow Streak
  • Masterson
  • The Back of Beyond

The Story A Casual Affair (Collected Shorties 4) would fit into Far Eastern Tales, but isn’t included.

These 7 Short Stories appear in Rain and other South Sea Stories:

  • Pacific* (book @ Amazon.DE)
  • Mackintosh
  • Rain
  • Envoi*
  • Honolulu
  • The Pool
  • Fall of Edward Bernard

The Story Red (Collected Shorties 4) would fit into South Sea Stories, but isn’t included.

*Not in Collected Short Stories Vol. 1 – 4

These 17 Short Stories appear in The Best Short Stories of:

  • The Letter (book @ Amazon.DE)
  • The verger
  • The vessel of wrath
  • The hairless Mexican
  • Harrington’s washing
  • Red
  • Know-all
  • The alien corn
  • The book-bag
  • The round dozen
  • The voice of the turtle
  • The facts of life
  • Lord Mountdrago
  • The colonel’s lady
  • The treasure
  • Rain
  • & O.

These 10 Short Stories appear in Best Short Stories (Macmillan):

  • The Letter (book @ Amazon.DE)
  • The Verger
  • The Vessel of Wrath
  • The Book-Bag
  • The Facts of Life
  • Lord Mountdrago
  • The Colonel’s Lady
  • The Treasure
  • Rain
  • & O.

These 31 Short Stories appear Everyman’s Library:

  • In a Strange Land (book @ Amazon.DE)
  • Rain
  • The Fall of Edward Bernard
  • The Pool
  • Mackintosh
  • The Happy Couple
  • The Unconquered
  • Before the Party
  • The Yellow Streak
  • The Vessel of Wrath
  • The Force of Circumstance
  • The Alien Corn
  • Virtue
  • The Bum
  • The Treasure
  • The Colonel’s Lady
  • The Human Element
  • Footprints in the Jungle
  • The Book-bag
  • The Back of Beyond
  • Mayhew
  • Mirage
  • The Letter
  • The Outstation
  • Red
  • Miss King
  • The Hairless Mexican
  • Giulia Lazzari
  • The Traitor
  • His Excellency
  • Sanatorium

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