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The razor's edge : a novel

Author: W Somerset Maugham
Publisher: Garden City, New York : Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1944.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A young American, vaguely conscious that he is "missing something," goes to Paris and India in search of God and the infinite.

A flyer returns from World War I seeking spiritual peace. He rejects the comfortable world of his fiancee and sets off around the world.

Leaving wealth and loved ones behind, Larry Darrell journeys to the mountains of India in search of spiritual wisdom.

Larry Darrell, a World War I veteran haunted by his memories of the war, abandons his easy life for first Paris and then a Tibetan monastery.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965.
Razor's edge.
Garden City, New York : Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1944
(OCoLC)643534397
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Somerset Maugham
ISBN: 1400034205 9781400034208
OCLC Number: 2437607
Notes: Serialized in Red book.
Description: [4] preliminary leaves, 343 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by W. Somerset Maugham.

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A young American, vaguely conscious that he is "missing something," goes to Paris and India in search of God and the infinite.

A flyer returns from World War I seeking spiritual peace. He rejects the comfortable world of his fiancee and sets off around the world.

Leaving wealth and loved ones behind, Larry Darrell journeys to the mountains of India in search of spiritual wisdom.

Larry Darrell, a World War I veteran haunted by his memories of the war, abandons his easy life for first Paris and then a Tibetan monastery.

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