A Room With a View

(Great Love Stories)

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It's time to rediscover the wonderful books we all cherish. Published in 1908, A Room with A View is one of E. M. Forster's most celebrated works. Forster explores love among a cast of eccentric characters gathered in an Italian pension and in a ...Continua
Ha scritto il 30/12/13
“I have cared for you since that man died. I cannot live without you. ‘No good’, I thought; ‘she is marrying some one else’; but I meet you again when all the world is glorious water and sun. As you came through the wood I saw that nothing ...Continua
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Ha scritto il 02/08/13
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Scorrevole e di piacevole lettura, ma sono solo io che non sopporto questi romanzi di inizio Novecento dove vigono ancora tutti quei perbenismi per i quali un uomo e una donna non sposati non devono stare soli in un posto, una giovane donna non può ...Continua
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Ha scritto il 21/05/12
***1/2 Lovely characters, delightful story, much-appreciated irony and wit. I'm not sure I liked the lovebirds in the very last chapter: one expects overwhelming passion for love and life and gets Lucy mending a sock instead.
Ha scritto il 03/02/11
I've lost the count of how many times I've read this book. It's witty and funny, with in addition a flavour of romanticism. With Pride and Prejudice, this is the book I use to fight bad mood!
Ha scritto il 23/10/10
Great light reading. Memorable characters. Forester does a marvelous job with charcter development and adding depth to seemingly dry personalities. Another re-read!

Ha scritto il Mar 30, 2014, 15:38
Ah, how beautiful the Weld looked! The hills stood out above its radiance, as Fiesole stands above the Tuscan plain, and the South Downs, if one chose, were the mountains of Carrara. She might be forgetting her Italy, but she was noticing more ...Continua
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Ha scritto il Dec 25, 2009, 17:06
This she might not attempt. It was unladylike. Why? Why were most big things unladylike? Charlotte had once explained to her why. It was not that ladies were inferior to men; it was that they were different. Their mission was to inspire others to ...Continua
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Ha scritto il Feb 04, 2008, 22:04
Tears of indignation came to Lucy's eyes partly because Miss Lavish had jilted her, partly because she had taken her Baedeker. How could she find her way home? How could she find her way about in Santa Croce? Her first morning was ruined, and she ...Continua
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Ha scritto il Feb 04, 2008, 21:59
‘I am, as it were,’ she concluded, ‘the chaperon of my young cousin, Lucy, and it would be a serious thing if I put her under an obligation to people of whom we know nothing. His manner was somewhat unfortunate. I hope I acted for the best.’ ...Continua
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Ha scritto il Nov 20, 2007, 16:53
...eppure per tutto il tempo mi piaceva Cecilio. M'affascinava il suo distacco assoluto , la pignoleria minuta di un uomo immobile.. che fa supporre mondi sconosciuti ma che a bene vedere c'è la eco del nulla...proprio come il mio ex marito

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