E. M Forster
2) Howards End
The Longest Journey (1907) follows the young Rickie Elliot's journey to maturity. Orphaned and lame as a child, Rickie was teased at boarding school and finds Cambridge to be a kind of paradise. He is not an intellectual, but is deeply affected by art and poetry, and is accepted within a philosophical circle of students. His new sense of belonging is challenged when he is visited by old friends from home.
Fans of fantasy and science fiction will delight in this collection of imaginative tales from influential British author E. M. Forster. Though best known for his nuanced look at class distinctions in English society in acclaimed novels such as Howards End, Forster's prodigious imagination is on full display in these fascinating fantasy and science fiction tales.
Where Angels Fear to Tread (1905) follows two women to Italy: the widowed Lilia Herriton and her traveling companion Caroline Abbott. Lilia falls passionately in love with the country, and also with a young Italian man. Her decision to remain in Italy enrages her dead husband's family, who send her brother-in-law to fetch her back.