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Howards End - E.M. Forster, David Lodge
Howards End
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In Howard's End, E.M. Forster unveils the English character as never before, exploring the underlying class warfare involving three distinct groups--a wealthy family bound by the rules of tradition and property, two independent, cultured sisters, and a young man living on the edge of poverty. The... show more
In Howard's End, E.M. Forster unveils the English character as never before, exploring the underlying class warfare involving three distinct groups--a wealthy family bound by the rules of tradition and property, two independent, cultured sisters, and a young man living on the edge of poverty. The source of their conflict--Howards End, a house in the countryside which ultimately becomes a symbol of conflict within British society.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141182131 (014118213X)
ASIN: 014118213X
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 302
Edition language: English
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5.0 Howards End
I vaguely remember seeing the film adaptation of Howards (no apostrophe-s!) End decades ago. I don’t remember much about the plot, I just vaguely (mis)remembered it as a story of some mad old biddy giving a house to Emma Thompson. I suppose if you must give away a house to someone Emma Thompson is n...
Edward
Edward rated it
4.0 Howards End
IntroductionSuggestions for Further ReadingA Note on the Text--Howards EndExplanatory Notes
Towers of Books Come Tumbling Down!
Towers of Books Come Tumbling Down! rated it
4.5 Howards End by E.M. Forster
Rating: 4.5/5 Summary: After Helen Schlegel's brief romance with Paul Wilcox ends badly, the cultured, idealistic Schlegel family thinks it they will have nothing again to do with the materialistic Wilcoxes. At a performance of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, the Schlegels meet an impoverished insurance...
JasonKoivu
JasonKoivu rated it
4.0 Howards End
I've read three of Forster's most well known novels, and yet, I don't feel I know them at all. Even this one, as I read it, was fading from memory. I don't mean to say that his work is forgettable, but with every Forster book I've read - amazing human portraits and elegant, occasionally profound tur...
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rameau's ramblings rated it
4.0 Howards End by E.M. Forster
This book did not pull me in like Maurice and A Passage to India did, but the allegories won me over. Eventually. Rather than being a novel about characters and their individual fates, Howards End is like a mirror made of fractured pieces that show the truth about society in small details and in the...
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