Penguin Essentials A Room With A View

May 17, 2011|
Penguin Essentials A Room With A View by E M Forster
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''You love the boy body and soul, plainly, directly, as he loves you . . .''

Lucy has her rigid, middle-class life mapped out for her until she visits Florence with her uptight cousin Charlotte, and finds her neatly ordered existence thrown off balance.

Her eyes are opened by the unconventional characters she meets at the Pension Pertolini: flamboyant romantic novelist Eleanor Lavish, the Cockney Signora, curious Mr Emerson and, most of all, his passionate son George.

Lucy finds herself torn between the intensity of life in Italy and the repressed morals of Victorian England, personified in her terminally dull fiancé Cecil Vyse. Will she ever learn to follow her own heart?

A Room with a View is a sunny, brilliantly witty comedy of manners.

''He says, and even more implies, things that no other novelist does, and we can go on reading Forster indefinitely'' The Times

''I loved it. My first intimation of the possibilities of fiction'' Zadie Smith

Edward Morgan Forster was born in London in 1879. He studied at King''s College, Cambridge. He wrote six novels, four of which appeared before the First World War, Where Angels Fear to Tread (1905), The Longest Journey (1907), A Room with a View (1908) and Howard''s End (1910). An interval of fourteen years elapsed before he published ...
Title:Penguin Essentials A Room With A View
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:224 pages, 7.15 X 4.35 X 0.55 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 7.15 X 4.35 X 0.55 in
Published:May 17, 2011
Publisher:Penguin Uk
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780241951484

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