The razor's edge: a novel

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Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1944 - History - 343 pages
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Larry Darrell returns from World War I disillusioned with the Jazz Age values. He undertakes a quest in search of enlightenment which leads him to reject his fiancee, and his superficial lifestyle.

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User Review  - tercat - LibraryThing

My opinion of the book fluctuated as I read. The author inserts himself as a character, and sometimes that makes the narrative flow awkward. You end up with passages where he's writing things like ... Read full review

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User Review  - BayardUS - LibraryThing

Is there a trope in Eastern literature where an unhappy young man journeys to the West and learns things from a priest, or monk, or some such person, how to be at peace with life? And maybe some mystic powers that impress everyone back home in the bargain? Just curious. Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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