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Howards End

Author: E M Forster
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 1999.
Series: Modern Library 100 best novels.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1999 Modern Library pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"First published in 1910, Howards End is the novel that earned E.M. Forster recognition as a major writer. At its heart lie two families - the wealthy and business-minded Wilcoxes and the cultured and idealistic Schlegels. When the beautiful and independent Helen Schlegel begins an impetuous affair with the ardent Paul Wilcox, a series of events is sparked - some very funny, some very tragic - that results in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: E M Forster
ISBN: 0375753761 9780375753763
OCLC Number: 40723657
Description: xlix, 312 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Modern Library 100 best novels.
Responsibility: E.M. Forster ; introduction by James Ivory.
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"First published in 1910, Howards End is the novel that earned E.M. Forster recognition as a major writer. At its heart lie two families - the wealthy and business-minded Wilcoxes and the cultured and idealistic Schlegels. When the beautiful and independent Helen Schlegel begins an impetuous affair with the ardent Paul Wilcox, a series of events is sparked - some very funny, some very tragic - that results in a dispute over who will inherit Howards End, the Wilcoxes' charming country home. As much about the clash between individual wills as the clash between the sexes and the classes, Howards End is a novel whose central tenet, "Only connect," remains a powerful prescription for modern life."--Jacket.

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