The Razor's Edge Questions and Answers

The Razor's Edge

"He's the idealist, he's the dreamer of a beautiful dream, and even if the dream doesn't come true, it's rather thrilling to have dreamt it."It's on page 90 of the Vintage paperback...

Latest answer posted August 20, 2008, 10:48 pm (UTC)

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The Razor's Edge

I find your question so interesting because, ironically, Somerset Maugham's path to salvation is the fact that he is both the author and the narrator of the story! Why is this so? Well, even...

Latest answer posted May 14, 2015, 10:01 am (UTC)

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The Razor's Edge

In his quest for purity and spiritual freedom, Larry's aescetism becomes a kind of obsession. He studies Eastern religions, exercises denial and hopes that he will find 'wealth in want.' When he...

Latest answer posted June 11, 2009, 12:29 am (UTC)

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The Razor's Edge

In W. Somerset Maugham's novel The Razor's Edge, though Elliott Templeton did some very generous things for his family members, one could hesitate to call him a Christ-like figure since he died...

Latest answer posted September 2, 2015, 7:31 am (UTC)

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