Where Angels Fear to Tread

Book “Where Angels Fear to Tread” by E M Forster — May 31, 2012

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Author
Pages
176
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Series
The Penguin English Library
Language
english
Release date
May 31, 2012
ISBN
978-0-14-119925-2
GTIN
9780141199252
Weight, g
134
Publisher's website
penguin.co.uk

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The Penguin English Library Edition of Where Angels Fear to Tread by E. M. Forster

'I had got an idea that everyone here spent their lives in making little sacrifices for objects they didn't care for, to please people they didn't love; that they never learned to be sincere — and, what's as bad, never learned how to enjoy themselves'

E. M. Forster's first novel is a witty comedy of manners that is tinged with tragedy. It tells the story of Lilia Herriton, who proves to be an embarrassment to her late husband's family as, in the small Tuscan town of Monteriano, she begins a relationship with a much younger Italian man — classless, uncouth and highly unsuitable. A subtle attack on decorous Edwardian values and a humanely sympathetic portrayal of the clash of two cultures, Where Angels Fear to Tread is also a profound exploration of character and virtue.

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