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 - 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Dorritt - LibraryThing
Genuinely enjoyed The Razor’s Edge, though I’m having trouble articulating why. Seriously, I’m not even sure what compelled me to pick this up, as I normally avoid books about “the meaning of life ... Read full review