W. Somerset Maugham – The Razor’s Edge – First UK Edition 1944 – A superb copy

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W. Somerset Maugham – The Razor’s Edge – First UK Edition 1944 – A superb copy

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A first UK edition, first printing, published by Heinemann in 1944. A fine book without inscriptions. Some small amount of spotting to the top edge. In a near fine unclipped wrapper with a miniscule nick to the top of the spine and one to the top of the rear panel. Not usually found in this bright condition.
“The Razor’s Edge” by Somerset Maugham follows Larry Darrell’s quest for meaning after World War I. Rejecting conventional paths, he explores spirituality and self-discovery across continents. The novel delves into themes of existentialism, purpose, and societal expectations, offering a profound exploration of the human condition and the search for enlightenment.


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A first UK edition, first printing, published by Heinemann in 1944. A fine book without inscriptions. Some small amount of spotting to the top edge. In a near fine unclipped wrapper with a miniscule nick to the top of the spine and one to the top of the rear panel. Not usually found in this bright condition.
“The Razor’s Edge” by Somerset Maugham follows Larry Darrell’s quest for meaning after World War I. Rejecting conventional paths, he explores spirituality and self-discovery across continents. The novel delves into themes of existentialism, purpose, and societal expectations, offering a profound exploration of the human condition and the search for enlightenment.