New PDF release: A Passage to India (Abinger Edition of E.M. Forster)

By E. M. Forster

ISBN-10: 0795309325

ISBN-13: 9780795309328

Among the best novels of the 20 th century and the root for director David Lean’s Academy Award-winning movie, A Passage to India tells of the conflict of cultures in British India after the flip of the century. In beautiful prose, Forster finds the risk that lurks simply underneath the outside of normal lifestyles, as a standard false impression erupts right into a devastating affair.

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And pointing about the room he peopled it with clerks and officials, all benevolent because they lived long ago. " The ladies agreed. "Poor criminal, give him another chance. " His face grew very tender the tenderness of one incapable of administration and unable to grasp that if the poor criminal is let off he will again rob the poor widow. He was tender to everyone except a few family enemies whom he did not consider human: on these he desired revenge. He was even tender to the English; he knew at the bottom of his heart that they could not help being so cold and odd and circulating like an ice stream through his land.

They will give you a real Indian treat. " He thought again of his bungalow with horror. Good heavens, the stupid girl had taken him at his word! What was he to do? "Yes, all that is settled," he cried. " "Oh, that is a most magnificent entertainment compared to my poor sweets. " "No. " both cried. " "We hear nothing interesting up at the club. " The old man was silent, perhaps feeling that it was unseemly of her to criticize her race, perhaps fearing that if he agreed she would report him for disloyalty.

Everybody looked and felt shocked, but Professor Godbole had diminished his appeal by linking himself with a co-religionist. He moved them less than when he had appeared as a suffering individual. Before long they began to condemn him as a source of infection. "All illness proceeds from Hindus," Mr. Haq said. Mr. Syed Mohammed had visited religious fairs, at Allahabad and at Ujjain and described them with biting scorn. At Allahabad there was flowing water, which carried impurities away, but at Ujjain the little river Sipra was banked up and thousands of bathers deposited their germs in the pool.

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