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Maurice - E.M. Forster
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4.29 70
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141441139 (0141441135)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 232
Edition language: English
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drallapaul rated it
3.5 Literary introduction to early 20th century homosexuality
Maurice Hall comes from a middle-class family, going to public school then Cambridge and finding love with two men during his early lifetime. The plot deals with the conflicts ensuing from this "criminal" behaviour and the mixed emotions felt by the main protagonists. There are a few well-developed ...
Romance and other things
Romance and other things rated it
5.0 Joint Review with Sunita, reposted from DA with her permission
Set in the elegant Edwardian world of Cambridge undergraduate life, this story by a master novelist introduces us to Maurice Hall when he is fourteen. We follow him through public school and Cambridge, and into his father’s firm. In a highly structured society, Maurice is a conventional young man in...
Ilhem rated it
I have never read anything by E.M. Forster, I am not well-versed in English literature classics and I haven’t watched the movie, but I still got an idea of what this story would be : a Tess d’Ubervillesque love story with a happy ending and a young, gay, dishevelled and cavorting Hugh Grant. If b...
Lenaribka rated it
3.0 Maurice
2,5 stars.Written in 1913 Maurice could have made a history if the author had had the courage to publish it at that time. A story of a homosexual upper middle class Britain set in the early 20th Century! And then a bizarre HEA! With his idea and the main message - the acceptance of a human nature ...
Our Intrepid Heroine
Our Intrepid Heroine rated it
This was not the book I expected to read on my honeymoon. We drove up north the day after the wedding, still exhausted and reeling from the previous day. I wanted to leave as soon as possible, though, so that we could make the most of our week off. We arrived to a town full of sunshine, crisp air,...
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