Howards End

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A meticulously-observed drama of class warfare, E.M. Forster's "Howards End" explores the conflict inherent within English society, unveiling the character of a nation as never before. This "Penguin Classics" edition includes an introduction and ... Continua
Ha scritto il 26/07/16
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In the pages of Howards End, we read the stories of three families: the Anglo German Schlegel sisters, well educated and idealistic girls, The Wilcox an enriched and bourgeois, family dehumanized by the economic power and the Bast family composed ..." Continua...
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Ha scritto il 23/10/10
I know this is supposed to be Forster's masterpiece--save a flaw or two--but, honestly...I hated it. Reading this book was akin to chipping away at an ice block to get to a credit card with a $500 credit limit dead-center in the middle: a lot of ..." Continua...
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Ha scritto il 18/10/09
my favoutite book by Forster- it isn't easy to explain...
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Ha scritto il 19/07/08
No, I didn't enjoy this novel at all. Although it has a fairly interesting plot, the characters are pretty listless, dull and uninteresting. Not my idea of a classic!
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Ha scritto il 30/06/08
Although I really enjoyed "A Room with a View" I really didn't think much of this at all. Maybe I was too young when I read it.
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Ha scritto il Feb 16, 2009, 16:20
Now she understood why some women prefer influence to rights. Mrs Plunlimmon, when condemning suffragettes, had said:"The woman who can't influence her husband to vote the way she wants ought to be ashamed of herself." Margaret had winced, but she ... Continua...
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Ha scritto il Feb 16, 2009, 16:20
It's better to be fooled than to be suspicious.
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Ha scritto il Feb 16, 2009, 16:19
But no law, - not public opinion even - punishes those who coquette with friendship, though the dull ache that they inflict, the sense of misdirected effort and exhaustion, may be as intolerable.
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