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.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - questbird - LibraryThing
This 'little story to tell', narrated by the author as himself (or a version of himself) concerns a young man who seeks religious truth in the modern world and who is viewed as an oddity for it. We ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bibliest - LibraryThing
Intimate acquaintances but less than friends, they meet and part in postwar London and Paris: Elliot, the arch-snob but also the kindest of men; Isabel, considered to be entertaining, gracious, and ... Read full review