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The razor's edge, W. Somerset Maugham

Label
The razor's edge
Title
The razor's edge
Statement of responsibility
W. Somerset Maugham
Title variation
razors edge
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Leaving wealth and loved ones behind, Larry Darrell journeys to the mountains of India in search of spiritual wisdom
Summary
In 1918, Larry Darrell returns home from World War I disillusioned with his materialistic society. The quest for inner peace leads Larry to reject his rich fiancee, Isabel, and go searching for truth in the Himalayas. But, Larry learns that the path to enlightenment is as painful and narrow as treading the sharp edge of a razor
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
043494
Cataloging source
CLE
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1874-1965
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Maugham, W. Somerset
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1926-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Curtis, Anthony
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True
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  • Americans
  • Americans
  • Discontent
  • Aliens
  • Paris (France)
  • India
  • Aliens
  • Americans
  • Americans
  • Discontent
  • France
  • India
Target audience
adult
Label
The razor's edge, W. Somerset Maugham
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. New York, in 1944"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm53054407
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
314 pages
Isbn
9781400034208
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)53054407
Label
The razor's edge, W. Somerset Maugham
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. New York, in 1944"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm53054407
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
314 pages
Isbn
9781400034208
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)53054407

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