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A Passage to India by E.M. Forster

A Passage to India by E.M. Forster

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E.M. Forster, 'A Passage to India,' published by Penguin Books, first published in 1924.  This copy published sometime in the 2000s. 

A Passage to India is a 288 page softcover measuring 7" x 4 1/4".  The condition is very good, with very little to no signs of use.

Book Summary

What did happen to Miss Quested in the Marabar Caves?

This tantalizing question provides the intense drama at the center of Forster's last and greatest novel, which explores racial tension in colonial India.

After a mysterious incident during their visit to the Marabar Caves, the charming Dr. Aziz is accused of assaulting Adela Quested, a native young Englishwoman.  As he is brought to trial the fragile structure of Anglo-Indian relations collapses and the racism inherent to colonialism is exposed--a theme which still has powerful, dangerous realities today.

Yet the novel is also, in Forster's words, 'about something wider than politics...about the universe as embodied in the Indian earth and the Indian sky.'

ISBN:  0-140-27423-5

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