The Razor's Edge
Author: W. Somerset Maugham
Publisher: Pocket 50082
Year: 1966 Print: 17 Cover Price: $.50
Condition: Very Good. Light wear and tanning.
Larry Darrell is a young American in search of the absolute. The progress of this spiritual odyssey involves him with some of Maugham's most brillant characters - his fiancee Isabel, whose choice between love and wealth have lifelong repercussions, and Elliot Templeton, her uncle, a classic expatriate American snob. The most ambitious of Maugham's novels, this is also one in which Maugham himself plays a considerable part as he wanders in and out of the story, to observe his characters struggling with their fates.