Tre mondi a confronto: India, Inghilterra e Islam, tre culture, tre realtà, tre visioni della vita, tre religioni che convivono fianco a fianco. Interessante confronto tra quello che era negli anni 20 e quello che è adesso un paese ancora pieno di contrasti terribili, difficili da comprendere ma sorprendentemente umani. Un pò noioso e privo di una vera storia di sottofondo ma interessante se si vuole un assaggio prima di un viaggio in questo paese incredibile....Continua
I would definitely say one of Forster's best. The political undertones and play of racism and predjudice between--and within--classes and races is facinating. The characters you should hate, you despise, and the ones you think you would like end up being dispicable. Might read it again someday....Continua
A very good book, indeed. Even if the true India is not to be found here... a little bit too much english, in my opinion. But still interesting.
Not the sort of book that I would usually be reading and I did only start reading it for school. But although the book isn't my usual reading taste I did finish it, which is not exactly the norm for me when it comes to mandatory reading. ^-^ The book deals with issues about colonialism and clashes between cultures. The style of writing was easily readable and somewhat enjoyable. For a schoolbook it was alright....Continua
Just one thing: I've never read anything so bad written in my life! For the rest, this novel is maybe the only one that gave me nothing: if I didn't read it, I would feel just the same.