Publication Date: 27/09/2012 ISBN: 9780141199825 Category:

A Room with a View

E M Forster

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication Date: 27/09/2012 ISBN: 9780141199825 Category:
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The Penguin English Library Edition of A Room with a View by E. M. Forster

‘”But you do,” he went on, not waiting for contradiction. “You love the boy body and soul, plainly, directly, as he loves you, and no other word expresses it …”

Lucy has her rigid, middle-class life mapped out for her until she visits Florence with her uptight cousin Charlotte, and finds her neatly ordered existence thrown off balance. Her eyes are opened by the unconventional characters she meets at the Pension Bertolini: flamboyant romantic novelist Eleanor Lavish, the Cockney Signora, curious Mr Emerson and, most of all, his passionate son George.

Lucy finds herself torn between the intensity of life in Italy and the repressed morals of Edwardian England, personified in her terminally dull fiance Cecil Vyse. Will she ever learn to follow her own heart?

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