A Room With A View

A Room With A View

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A Room With A View by E. M. Forster

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1908

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A Room With A View

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The story of young Lucy Honeychurch, traveling through Italy and returning to England during the repressive Edwardian period. At once a romance as well as a critique of English society at the beginning of the 20th century.

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areful with her at home; or, at all events, she had not noticed it.

"About old Mr. Emerson--I hardly know. No, he is not tactful; yet, have you ever noticed that there are people who do things which are most indelicate, and yet at the same time--beautiful?"

"Beautiful?" said Miss Bartlett, puzzled at the word. "Are not beauty and delicacy the same?"

"So one would have thought," said the other helplessly. "But things are so difficult, I sometimes think."

She proceeded no further into things, for Mr. Beebe reappeared, looking extremely pleasant.

"Miss Bartlett," he cried, "it's all right about the rooms. I'm so glad. Mr. Emerson was talking about it in the smoking-room, and knowing what I did, I encouraged him to make the offer again. He has let me come and ask you. He would be so pleased."

"Oh, Charlotte," cried Lucy to her cousin, "we must have the rooms now. The old man is just as nice and kind as he can be."

Miss Bartlett was silent.

"I fear," said Mr.

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An engrossing story. I came back to download all the author's work.
A very good read, both humorous and playful, although kept on track by uptight cousin Charlotte. Poor dear Lucy!
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