The Razor's Edge
Author: W. Somerset Maugham
Hard cover - excellent condition
One volume in a five volume set from the Complete Works of W. Somerset Maugham, comprising:
.. The Razor's Edge
.. Creatures of Circumstance
.. Of Human Bondage
.. The Painted Veil
.. The Moon and Six Pence
Individual volumes are priced at $15 each or, while available, all 3 volumes can be purchased for the one price of $60.
"The Razor's Edge" by Somerset Maugham is a thought-provoking novel that explores the search for meaning and purpose in life. Set in the aftermath of World War I, the story follows the journey of Larry Darrell, a disillusioned young American who rejects societal expectations and embarks on a spiritual quest. As Larry travels across continents and encounters a range of characters, including his former love interest Isabel and her conventional husband, Elliot, the novel delves into themes of personal growth, self-discovery, and the pursuit of inner truth. Through Maugham's introspective prose and intricate character portrayals, "The Razor's Edge" examines the clash between materialistic pursuits and the yearning for a more meaningful existence. It challenges conventional notions of success and invites readers to contemplate the choices that shape their own lives, ultimately emphasizing the importance of authenticity and finding one's own path to fulfillment.
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