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A Passage to India

Forster, E. M., 1879-1970 (Book - 1997? )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
A Passage to India
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A young Englishwoman travels to India to visit her fiancee and is caught between the allure of the exotic Indian lifestyle and proper upbringing.
Authors: Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970
Statement of Responsibility: E.M. Forster
Title: A passage to India
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt, [1997?]
Edition: Reissue ed.
Characteristics: 362 p. ; 21 cm.
Notes: "A Harvest book."
Summary: A young Englishwoman travels to India to visit her fiancee and is caught between the allure of the exotic Indian lifestyle and proper upbringing.
Subject Headings: India Social conditions Fiction Race relations Fiction
Topical Term: Race relations
ISBN: 0156711427
Branch Call Number: CLASSICS FIC F
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Civilized prose infused with raw emotions. The characters are multi-dimensional, as are their motives, which makes for a fascinating read

A terrific audiobook to listen to. Very funny.

Mar 17, 2011
  • dragonsnakes rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Enjoyable read. The movie is worth watching too.

Jun 19, 2010
  • macierules rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Last week, a man sitting next to me on a plane asked me if this was the first time I had read this book - and I thought, hey I like you because you are as nosy as me checking out what everyone else is reading. I had already taken note of his book as well. Imagine how wonderful to have read all the great books and had time to go back and read the best over again. I love Forster, but don't think I'll revisit this book.

Jun 17, 2010
  • samdog123 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A beautifully written account of British Imperialism in India in the 1920's. Forster's writing is wonderful, but I prefered his A Room with a View--much more humour there.

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Miss Adela Quested, Mrs. Moore, and Cyril Fielding arrive in India and cross paths with Dr. Aziz.

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