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THE RAZOR'S EDGE by  W. Somerset Maugham - Paperback - Later Printing - 1984 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe (SKU: 217331)

THE RAZOR'S EDGE

THE RAZOR'S EDGE by  W. Somerset Maugham - Paperback - Later Printing - 1984 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe (SKU: 217331)

THE RAZOR'S EDGE

by Maugham, W. Somerset

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  • very good
  • Paperback
Condition
Very Good
ISBN 10
0140018603
ISBN 13
9780140018608
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London: Penguin Books, 1984. 314 pp. Edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; previous owner's name inside. Cover art by Glyn Philpot. This was filmed first in 1946, directed by Edmund Goulding and starring Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Anne Baxter, Clifton Webb, Elsa Lanchester and many others. Next, it was filmed in 1984, directed by John Byrum and starring Bill Murray in what might be his least comedic role, along with Theresa Russell, Catherine Hicks, Denholm Elliott, James Keach, and a host of others. . Later Printing. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Glyn Philpot;.

Synopsis

The Razor's Edge , by W. Somerset Maugham, first published by Doubleday Doran in the United States in 1944, relates the experiences of a World War I pilot, Larry Darrell, who chooses to embrace a counter-cultural lifestyle as a way of dealing with his PTSD, though the syndrome is of course not identified as such in the book. This book challenges the cultural ideals of the 1940s, and disregards the stereotype of the returning military hero. Some controversy surrounded the publication of this book because of its lack of patriotic fervor and its embrace of bohemian ideals, but today it is regarded as one of the more important pieces of American literature from the 1940s. -

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Bookseller
W. Fraser Sandercombe CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
217331
Title
THE RAZOR'S EDGE
Author
Maugham, W. Somerset
Illustrator
Glyn Philpot;
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Later Printing
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0140018603
ISBN 13
9780140018608
Publisher
Penguin Books
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1984
Keywords
movie; film; motion picture; cinema; hollywood; tie in; world war 1 one; first; 1st; germany; france;
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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We are primarily an Internet-only bookstore, selling on-line through Biblio.com and various other sites for the lasttwenty years; our shop can, however, be visited by appointment - and local people are encouraged to call. We specialise in First Editions and collectible books (and usually have around 500 signed editions in stock at any given moment) ranging through most of the genres: Fantasy; Horror; Science Fiction; Mysteries; and a good selection of Literature; Historical Adventure; History; Outdoors; True Crime; and Assorted Non-fiction. We stock roughly 9000 books and add to our catalogues regularly.

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