A Passage To India

Forster E.M

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Readers Digest
Publisher Place: USA
Publisher Year: 1989
Edition: Reprint

Description: 421 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout. Though Written At A Time When India Seemed Firmly Under British Rule, The Book's Fame Increased In The 1940s During India's Struggle For Independence.The Complete Novel As First Published In 1924.

Publishers Description: 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. In his introduction, Pankaj Mishra outlines Forster's complex engagement with Indian society and culture. This edition reproduces the Abinger text and notes, and also includes four of Forster's essays on India, a chronology and further reading.

ISBN: 0895773341

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