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Where Angels Fear To Tread - E.M. Forster, Oliver Stallybrass
Where Angels Fear To Tread
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When attractive, impulsive, English widow Lilia takes a holiday in Italy, she causes a scandal by marrying Gino, a dashing and highly unsuitable Italian twelve years her junior. Her prim, snobbish in-laws make no attempts to hide their disapproval, and when Lilia's decision eventually brings... show more
When attractive, impulsive, English widow Lilia takes a holiday in Italy, she causes a scandal by marrying Gino, a dashing and highly unsuitable Italian twelve years her junior. Her prim, snobbish in-laws make no attempts to hide their disapproval, and when Lilia's decision eventually brings disaster, her English relatives embark on an expedition to face the uncouth foreigner. But when they are confronted by the beauty of Italy and the charm and vitality of the disreputable Gino, they are forced to examine their own narrow lives, and their reactions are emotional, violent and unexpected
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141185316 (0141185317)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 169
Edition language: English
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
2.5 Where Angels Fear to Tread
For the dead, who seem to take away so much, really take with them nothing that is ours. The passion they have aroused lives after them, easy to transmute or to transfer, but well-nigh impossible to destroy. I love Forster's writing. So, much so that to celebrate it I got myself a whole new set of ...
drallapaul
drallapaul rated it
4.0 Very good tale by EM Forster
One of EM Forster's shorter novels and it's entertaining enough. This well-written novel is about a young widow living with her husband's family in middle-class England who takes herself off to Italy where she meets and weds a young Italian. She dies shortly after during childbirth. The novel deals ...
Bookworm Blurbs
Bookworm Blurbs rated it
3.0 Where Angels Fear to Tread
When a young English widow takes off on the grand tour and along the way marries a penniless Italian, her in-laws are not amused. That the marriage should fail and poor Lilia die tragically are only to be expected. But that Lilia should have had a baby -- and that the baby should be raised as an Ita...
Ellinor's Litventures
Ellinor's Litventures rated it
3.0
At first I didn't like this book much. In my opinion it was often much too clichéd. I even wanted to quit read it and only continued because it is on the 1001 books list and I thought there had to be a reason for it. The second part of the book was a lot better and I actually enjoyed reading it. I a...
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2.0 Where Angels Fear to Tread (Classic)
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