A Passage to India

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A Passage to India

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Exploring issues of colonialism, faith and the limits of comprehension, E.M. Forsters A Passage to India is published as a Penguin Essential for the first time. When Adela Quested and her elderly companion Mrs Moore arrive in the Indian town of Chandrapore, they quickly feel trapped by its insular and prejudiced Anglo-Indian community. Determined to escape the parochial English enclave and explore the real India, they seek the guidance of the charming and mercurial Dr Aziz, a cultivated Indian Muslim. But a mysterious incident occurs while they are exploring the Marabar caves with Aziz, and the well-respected doctor soon finds himself at the centre of a scandal that rouses violent passions among both the British and their Indian subjects. A masterly portrait of a society in the grip of imperialism, A Passage to India compellingly depicts the fate of individuals caught between the great political and cultural conflicts of the modern world. His great book ... masterly in its presence and its lucidity Anita Desai

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Exploring issues of colonialism, faith and the limits of comprehension, E.M. Forsters A Passage to India is published as a Penguin Essential for the first time. When Adela Quested and her elderly companion Mrs Moore arrive in the Indian town of Chandrapore, they quickly feel trapped by its insular and prejudiced Anglo-Indian community. Determined to escape the parochial English enclave and explore the real India, they seek the guidance of the charming and mercurial Dr Aziz, a cultivated Indian Muslim. But a mysterious incident occurs while they are exploring the Marabar caves with Aziz, and the well-respected doctor soon finds himself at the centre of a scandal that rouses violent passions among both the British and their Indian subjects. A masterly portrait of a society in the grip of imperialism, A Passage to India compellingly depicts the fate of individuals caught between the great political and cultural conflicts of the modern world. His great book ... masterly in its presence and its lucidity Anita Desai
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Title A Passage to India Height 198 mm
E M Forster , Oliver Stallybrass Edited , EM Forster Width 128 mm
ISBN-13 9780140180763 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 #0140180761 Spine Width 21 mm
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd Pages 368
Edition 2010 Availability Out Of Stock

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