A Room With A View

A Room With A View

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This Edwardian social comedy explores love and prim propriety among an eccentric cast of characters assembled in an Italian pensione and in a corner of Surrey, England. A charming young English woman, Lucy Honeychurch, faints into the arms of a fellow Britisher when she witnesses a murder in a Florentine piazza. Attracted to this man, George Emerson--who is entirely unsuitable and whose father just may be a Socialist--Lucy is soon at war with the snobbery of her class and her own conflicting desires. Back in England she is courted by a more acceptable, if stifling, suitor, and soon realizes she must make a startling decision that will decide the course of her future: she is forced to choose between convention and passion.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2000.
ISBN: 9780141183299
0141183292
Call Number: FORSTER
Characteristics: xxviii, [iv], 206 p. ; 20 cm.
Subjects: British -- Italy -- Fiction.
Young women -- Fiction.
Florence (Italy) -- Fiction.
England -- Fiction.
Humorous fiction.
Additional Contributors: Bradbury, Malcolm 1932-2000.

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