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A passage to India

Autore: E M Forster
Editore: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1984.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Fiction : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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In this hard-hitting novel, first published in 1924, the murky personal relationship between an Englishwoman and an Indian doctor mirrors the troubled politics of colonialism. Adela Quested and her fellow British travelers, eager to experience the "real" India, develop a friendship with the urbane Dr. Aziz. While on a group outing, Adela and Dr. Aziz visit the Marabar caves together. As they emerge, Adela accuses  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Political fiction
Belletristische Darstellung
Novela política
Fiction
Novela
Tipo materiale: Fiction
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: E M Forster
ISBN: 0156711427 9780156711425
Numero OCLC: 11261692
Note: "A Harvest/HBJ book."
Descrizione: 322 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsabilità: E.M. Forster.
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In this hard-hitting novel, first published in 1924, the murky personal relationship between an Englishwoman and an Indian doctor mirrors the troubled politics of colonialism. Adela Quested and her fellow British travelers, eager to experience the "real" India, develop a friendship with the urbane Dr. Aziz. While on a group outing, Adela and Dr. Aziz visit the Marabar caves together. As they emerge, Adela accuses the doctor of assaulting her. While Adela never actually claims she was raped, the decisions she makes ostracize her from both her countrymen and the natives, setting off a complex chain of events that forever changes the lives of all involved. This intense and moving story asks the listener serious questions about preconceptions regarding race, sex, religion, and truth. A political and philosophical masterpiece.

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