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A Room with A View written by E.M. Forster performed by Joanna David on CD (Unabridged)

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ISBN:  9781405624442
Genre - Main:  Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Classic English
Duration:  444 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  E.M. Forster
Narrator 1:  Joanna David
Rarity:  Rare

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A Room with a View portrays the love of a British woman for an expatriate living in Italy, a country which to Forster represents the forces of true passion. Caught up in a world of social snobbery, Forster's heroine, Lucy Honeychurch, finds herself constrained by the claustrophobic influence ...

.... of her British guardians, who encourage her to take up with a well-connected boor. When she regrets that her hotel room has no view, a member of the lower class offers to trade rooms with her.

Lucy becomes caught in a struggle between her own emotions and social conventions. In the end, however, Lucy takes control of her own fate and finds love with a man whose free spirit reminds her of a "room with a view".

There are some writers whose work is especially suitable for reading aloud, and E.M. Forster is one. His voices enter the ear with such a delicate balance of force and refinement that listeners are immediately enchanted.