2 edition of On the razor"s edge found in the catalog.
On the razor"s edge
|Statement||edited by Calvin A. Woodward.|
|Series||Communications of the Africa Institute ;, no. 46|
|Contributions||Woodward, Calvin A.|
|LC Classifications||DT1 .A143 no. 46, JQ2720.A91 .A143 no. 46|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||209 p. :|
|Number of Pages||209|
|LC Control Number||87100511|
Directed by Edmund Goulding. With Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Anne Baxter. An adventuresome young man goes off to find himself and loses his socialite fiancée in the process. But when he returns 10 years later, she will stop at /10(K). The Razor’s Edge is quite similar to T. S. Eliot’s The Cocktail Party (pr. , pb. ). Celia Copplestone is a uniquely spiritual person surrounded by a group of people who have no notion.
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A classic story by a master, The Razor's Edge is so well-written that the reader glides through the story easily. There are none of the jarring grammar or punctuation gaffes included in most of today's self-published books, although some of the English usage is archaic and obviously by: The Razor's Edge This book is a classic and should be on the bookshelf of every thinking person who questions: what is important in life, how should people treat others, what is the importance of money and inheritance in life, what constitutes a good life, how can one become illuminated, etc/5(23).
The Razor's Edge The Razor’s Edge, philosophical novel by W. Somerset Maugham, published in The novel is concerned in large part with the search for the meaning of life and with the dichotomy between materialism and spirituality. The Razor’s Edge – William Somerset Maugham The Razor's Edge is a novel by W.
Somerset Maugham. The book was first published in The book was first published in It tells the story On the razors edge book Larry Darrell, an American pilot traumatized by his experiences in World War I, who sets off in search of some transcendent meaning in his life/5.
Free download or read online The Razors Edge pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by W. Somerset Maugham. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5. The Razor's Edge Summary These notes were contributed by members of the GradeSaver community.
We are thankful for their contributions and encourage you to make your own. Written by Julia Wolf and other people who wish to remain anonymous. The Razor's Edge follows the spiritual and physical journey of Larry Darrell, a sensitive, intelligent young man who refuses to conform to the prevailing social norms of post-World War I America.
Instead of marrying a rich, pretty Chicago girl, he goes to Paris searching for answers to questions about man, God and the meaning of life.
The Razor’s Edge is a novel about Larry Darrell in them. In structure, however, it is much closer to a series of loosely collected short stories featuring the same cast of characters. In structure, however, it is much closer to a series of loosely collected short stories featuring the same cast of characters.
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Everyone ages 2 years and older must wear a mask /5(). The Paperback of the The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Books /5(74).
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 W. Somerset Maugham, Knopf Doubleday pp. ISBN Summary The Great War changed everything and the years following it were tumultuous—most of all for those who lived the war first-hand. ― W. Somerset Maugham, quote from The Razor's Edge “I only wanted to suggest to you that self-sacrifice is a passion so overwhelming that beside it even lust and hunger are trifling.” “It's a long, arduous road he's starting to travel, but it may be that at the end of it he'll find what's he's seeking.”.
The Razor’s Edge begins with Maugham’s uncertainty. The vagueness of his story’s ending, as well as its length, trouble him, but he presses on all the same. He meets Larry and Isabel early in the novel at the home of Louisa Bradley. Louisa, a wealthy widow, is redecorating her home. What makes "The Razor's Edge" a classic is that you as a reader get to decide for yourself the wisdom of each character's decisions.
Somerset Maugham definitely focuses a lot on wealthy, class-oriented Eliot, who seems to be closest in personality to the author himself; but it's obvious too, that a character like Larry was both scarry and intriguing to by: Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t4mm1q15m Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library The Razor's Edge was Maugham's third attempt at writing a book with the exact same plot even down to having characters with the same name.
GUY HAGUE Some people think Guy Hague was the real life role model for Larry Darrell. The Razor’s Edge tells the story of an American who, having prepared himself by acquiring a deep tan and donning Indian garb, visits the guru Shri Ganesha and at his hands has an ecstatic spiritual experience, “an experience of the same order as the mystics have had all over the world through all the centuries.”.
The reason why the film was good is because the book is good. If I was told to read 'The Razor's Edge' specifically and watch the film over a decade ago then that would have saved a lot of time.
The reason why the book works is because of the writing/5(). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Razor's Edge by Steve Miller, Sharon Lee, Steve Perry, Seanan McGuire | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Brand: Zombies Need Brains LLC.
The Razor's Edge () Drama | Romance An adventuresome young man goes off to find himself and loses his socialite fiancée in the process. But when he returns 10 years later, she will stop at nothing to get him back, even though she is already married/10(K).One of the most challenging books Somerset Maughan has given us.
Those who look to him for a colorful, romantic story will find this slow-paced at the start; but in the final analysis even they will find that he has told a good story more than one, in fact, and that he has given something else as well. For in Larry Dornell he has drawn a character symbolic or many we shall meet in the.The Razor’s Edge Questions and Answers.
The Question and Answer section for The Razor’s Edge is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.