Where Angels Fear To Tread (Dover Thrift Editions)
Like his novel A Room with a View, E. M. Forster's Where Angels Fear to Tread focuses on a group of English men and women living and traveling in Italy. A young Englishman journeys to Tuscany to rescue his late brother's wife from what appears to be an unsuitable romance with an Italian of little fortune. In the events surrounding that match and its fateful consequences, Forster weaves an exciting...
Series: Dover Thrift Editions
Mass Market Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Dover Publications; Revised ed. edition (March 17, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.4 x 8.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 819844
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“Every sentence of Yemen Forster’s little no novel is rye and witty and concludes with just the opposite of what you would expect. He bears reading twice to see his wit at work....”
and eventful tale that intriguingly contrasts English and Italian lives and sensibilities.As in Forster novels, among them Howards End and A Passage to India, Where Angels Fear to Tread reveals the author's deep fascination with all of human experience — sexual, moral, spiritual, imaginative, material. Acutely observant of the ways of the English middle class, he is as critical here of its snobbishness, greed, and cultural insensitivity as he is respectful of its decency and kindness, common sense, and goodwill. This splendid novel reveals the great breadth of his gifts as both storyteller and humanist — attributes that continue to make him one of the twentieth century's most admired novelists.