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Completed in 1914, this novel is a condemnation of the repressive attitudes of British society and a plea for emotional and sexual honesty. Aware that its publication would cause a furore, Forster ensured that it did not appear until after his death ...Continua
Ha scritto il 01/12/14
They say that each book has its moment, probably I have read this novel in a wrong mood and I could not appreciate it. The plot itself is touching but the reading was not easy: I found a lot of pages very "heavy": dull and boring.
Ha scritto il 03/02/14
I enjoy reading Maurice tremendously. The prose is simply beautiful. Sometimes it gets abstract and impressionistic, but please be reminded that Forster’s is one of the great modernists of the twentieth century. This novel reminds me of D. H. Lawrenc ...Continua
Ha scritto il 18/08/13
[...] L'istinto gli suggerì di scegliere un oggetto sesquipedale, ma siccome era solamente l'ottavo sulla lista degli amici dello sposo, lo giudicò fuori luogo. [...]
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Ha scritto il 11/08/13
Arriverà la fine ma non sarà la fine... uno splendido inizio. Romanzo sull'omosessualità che mi è piaciuto molto. C'è tutto: amore, passione, delicatezza, tormento, inquietudine, ignoranza, perbenismo, arroganza, libertà.
Ho adorato il personaggio di Maurice :) Spocchioso ma estr
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Ha scritto il 23/10/10
I have read this book about 14 times since the early 90s and every time is like the first. A recent book I read by Italo Calvino suggests that one never really "re-reads" a book as the reader is always changed after he finishes; thus, ready to uncov ...Continua

Ha scritto il Jul 02, 2013, 10:13
He did not realize that this was the end, without twilight or compromise, that he should never cross Maurice's track again, nor speak to those who had seen him.
Pag. 218
Ha scritto il Jul 02, 2013, 10:12
He had always liked his friend's laugh, and at such a moment the soft rumble of it reassured him; it suggested happiness and security.
Pag. 218
Ha scritto il Jul 02, 2013, 10:12
To the end of his life Clive was not sure of the exact moment of departure, and with the approach of old age he grew uncertain whether the moment had yet occurred. The Blue Room would glimmer, ferns undulate. Out of some eternal Cambridge his friend ...Continua
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Ha scritto il Jul 02, 2013, 10:12
"I was yours once till death if you'd cared to keep me, but I'm someone else's now—I can't hang about whining for ever—and he's mine in a way that shocks you, but why don't you stop being shocked, and attend to your own happiness?"
Pag. 217
Ha scritto il Jul 02, 2013, 10:10
"May I ask whether you intend—" "No, you may not ask," interrupted the other. "You belong to the past. I'll tell you everything up to this moment—not a word beyond."
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