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A passage to India,

Author: E M Forster
Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Co. [©1924] [©1952]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Belletristische Darstellung
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Forster, E.M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970.
Passage to India.
New York, Harcourt, Brace and Co. [©1924]
(OCoLC)654852604
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E M Forster
OCLC Number: 804205
Description: 322 pages 20 cm
Responsibility: by 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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