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Razor edge

Mary Blandy

Razor edge

the story of a youth club.

by Mary Blandy

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Published by Gollancz Ltd. in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL14872585M

  Listen to Razor's Edge audiobook by W. Somerset Maugham. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and latest releases. try any audiobook Free!   The Razor's Edge is an unusual amalgam -- three-quarters witty social commentary about American and European society, one-quarter Eastern philosophy -- bound together by Maugham's impeccable prose -- almost as though Henry James and Hermann Hesse had by:

Maugham's last major novel, The Razor's Edge (), was a departure for him in many ways. While much of the novel takes place in Europe, its main characters are American, not British. The protagonist is a disillusioned veteran of the First World War who abandons his wealthy friends and lifestyle, traveling to India seeking enlightenment. The Razor's Edge, by W. Somerset Maugham, first published by Doubleday Doran in the United States in , relates the experiences of a World War I pilot, Larry Darrell, who chooses to embrace a counter-cultural lifestyle as a way of dealing with his PTSD, though the syndrome is of course not identified as such in the book challenges the cultural ideals of the s, .

I watched the movie a few months ago and decide to listen to the classic book by Somerset Maugham. I found the performance to be excellent and the story to be tragic yet well written. All of the characters in the Razor's Edge are searching for something and in the end they all achieve their desired end (the author's words not mine). The Razor's Edge by Maugham, W. Somerset and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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