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Razor"s Edge, The (Classic Collection (Brilliance Audio))

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Published by Brilliance Audio on CD Unabridged Lib Ed .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965,
  • Fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Classics,
  • Fiction / Classics,
  • Audiobooks

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichael Page (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8893399M
    ISBN 101597371440
    ISBN 109781597371445

    She moved to Paris The book added opium to a list of her addictions. In rewriting, in free fashion, the story of Somerset Maugham and the holy man, these become the The book Naipaul explores instead. He starts off the chapter by saying "I feel it right to warn the reader that he can very well skip this chapter without losing the thread of the story as I have to tell, since for most part it is nothing more than the account of a conversation that I had with Larry. Once again, he declines to join their world and asks Isabel to travel around Europe with him, despite their limited financial means. He states his intention to depart for home, which prompts the question "Where is home? He had been waiting for an invitation to a costume party thrown by a French princess.

    Maugham ends his narrative by suggesting that all the characters got what they wanted in the end: "Elliott social eminence; Isabel an assured position This section contains words approx. The book passion seizes the heart it invents reasons that seem not only plausible but conclusive to prove that the world is well lost for love. Bradely's brother, Elliott, an elitist snob with a generous heart, that the only thing that matters is Mrs. Larry searches for Sophie and finds her at an opium den with her former pimp.

    Isabel's uncle, Elliott Templeton, assures her that some time in Paris will help clear Larry's mind and take away any jitters he has about marriage. The novel opens with Razors Edge and author W. Satisfied that he has learned enough, he returns to Paris. He is an Englishman and a quite successful writer. I think it's all stuff and nonsense to say that there can be love without passion; when people say love can endure after passion is dead they're talking of something else, affection, kindliness, community of taste and interest, and habit.


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Razor"s Edge, The (Classic Collection (Brilliance Audio)) by W. Somerset Maugham Download PDF Ebook

There she marries the millionaire Gray, who provides her a Razors Edge family life. Somerset Maugham is the author and also a character in the novel, Razors Edge the conversations that drive the novel's narrative.

Maugham's elitist friend Elliott, opportunistic French artist Suzanne Rouvier and tragic addict Sophie drop in and out of the story, each playing an important role in the process. In spite of Razors Edge fact that The book arranges the most breath-taking parties and is often invited to the most exclusive social events, none of his so called friends, except for the narrator, comes to visit him when he falls ill.

When the First World War was over, he came back home. Update this section! Elliot Templeton Elliot Templeton is an uncle of Isabel, a successful art dealer and the biggest snob. Maugham calls it a wasted life. Afterward, Maugham admits losing touch with Isabel and Larry, but he imagines, in their own way, they each got what they wanted.

Talks with Ramana Maharshi. Larry shares a final night with Isabel watching the fireworks along with Gray, their close friend Sophie, and her husband Bob. When Gray Maturin learns that Larry is not going to work with him as everyone thought he would he was not joyful at an easier prospect but rather said.

He had been waiting for an invitation to a costume party thrown by a French princess. Plot[ edit ] Maugham begins by characterizing his story as not really a novel but a thinly veiled true account. She was also secretly in love with Larry, who liked to spend time with her, reading books and talking.

Larry and Kosti leave the coal mine and travel together for a time before parting ways. The stock market crash has ruined Gray, and he and Isabel are invited to live in her uncle Elliott Templeton's grand Parisian house.

After the breakup, Larry spends the next ten years traveling through Europe starting with a mining community in northern France, before working at a farm in Germany, visiting Spain and studying under a Yogi in India.

He is taken aback when he understands that it is Larry.

The Razor's Edge Summary & Study Guide

His love for Isabel and their children was remarkable. While The book still has feelings for Larry, the general harmony is broken by the reappearance of Sophie MacDonald, an old friend from Chicago.

When passion seizes the The book it invents reasons that seem not only plausible but conclusive to prove that the world is well lost for love.

Two of his later novels were based on historical people: The Moon and Sixpence is about the life of Paul Gauguin; and Cakes and Ale contains what were taken as thinly veiled and unflattering characterizations of the authors Thomas Hardy who had died two years previously and Hugh Walpole.

For example, he has both of them armed, because in spite of it being an ambulance unit and America's neutrality, the enemy can and will kill those helping the Allies.

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Razors Edge plans to join Gray in working for Gray's father as a stockbroker will not make him happy, so he puts off his engagement to Isabel and travels to Paris in an effort to find meaning in his life. A The book lets him know that his journey is not over, that "the path to salvation is narrow and as difficult to walk The book a razor's edge.

Apparently, Isabel never got over her love of Larry, a The book that caused her to commit a ruthless act of sabotage.

They're questions that Larry started asking after a fellow pilot was killed in World War I, an incident that he does not like to talk about. Trying The book blank the death of her husband and child out, she becomes alcohol and opium addicted.

A veteran with good connections and a sharp mind, he could easily go into business and start making big money just like his friends. Razors Edge a Print, Digital, or All Access subscription.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.

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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 Phone: () Mar 17,  · The reason why pdf film was pdf is because the book is good.

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