Where Angels Fear to Tread
Publish date: June 1st 2004
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Pages no: 148
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, 20th Century
, English Literature
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 ...
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...
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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Re-Read details:English prejudices clash with Italian passions when a young widow is sent abroad to avoid a man's clutches. Broadcast on:BBC Radio 7, 11:00am Monday 23rd November 2009