The Razor's Edge
Larry Darrell is a young American in search of the absolute. The progress of his spiritual odyssey involves him with some of Maugham's most brilliant characters - his fiancée Isabel whose choice between love and wealth have lifelong repercussions, and Elliott Templeton, her uncle, a classic expatriate American snob. Maugham himself wanders in and out of the story, to observe his characters struggling with their fates.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - madepercy - LibraryThing
I watched the movie before reading the book, so my imaginative reconstruction of the characters was compromised. Unlike Hemingway, Maugham puts the narrator, himself, central to the plot. I couldn't ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gypsysmom - LibraryThing
At long last I have read this book. This is the story of a group of Americans who reach adulthood just as the First World War is in full swing. Maugham gives himself the role of narrator of the story ... Read full review