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The Longest Journey

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Publisher Comments:

In this searching tragicomedy of manners, personalities, and world views, E. M. Forster explores the "idea of England" he would later develop in Howard's End. Bookish, sensitive, and given to wild enthusiasms, Rickie Elliot is virtually made for a life at Cambridge, where he can subsist on a regimen of biscuits and philosophical debate. But the love-smitten Rickie leaves his natural habitat to marry the devastatingly practical Agnes Pembroke, who brings with her — as a sort of dowry — a teaching position at the abominable Sawston School.

Synopsis:

Rickie Elliot is virtually made for a life at Cambridge, where he can subsist on a regimen of biscuits and philosophical debate. But the love-smitten Rickie leaves his natural habitat to marry the devastatingly practical Agnes Pembroke, who brings with her - as a sort of dowry - a teaching position at the abominable Sawston School.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679748151
Author:
Forster, Edward Morgan
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Forster, E. M.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Marriage
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Teachers
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
England
Subject:
Married people
Subject:
Autobiographical fiction
Subject:
England Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage International
Series Volume:
v.221
Publication Date:
19931231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.00x5.26x.68 in. .53 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Rickie Elliot is virtually made for a life at Cambridge, where he can subsist on a regimen of biscuits and philosophical debate. But the love-smitten Rickie leaves his natural habitat to marry the devastatingly practical Agnes Pembroke, who brings with her - as a sort of dowry - a teaching position at the abominable Sawston School.
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