Howards End

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E.M. Forster's meticulously-observed drama of class warfare exploring the conflict inherent within English society, soon to be a STARZ original miniseres starring Hayley Atwell ("Captain America") and written by Kenneth Lonergan ("Manchester by the Sea") "Only connect..." A chance acquaintance brings together the preposterous bourgeois Wilcox family and the clever, cultured and idealistic Schlegel sisters. As clear-eyed Margaret develops a friendship with Mrs Wilcox, the impetuous Helen brings into their midst a young bank clerk named Leonard Bast, who lives at the edge of poverty and ruin. When Mrs Wilcox dies, her family discovers that she wants to leave her country home, Howards End, to Margaret. Thus as Forster sets in motion a chain of events that will entangle three different families, he brilliantly portrays their aspirations to personal and social harmony. David Lodge's introduction provides an absorbing and eloquent overture to the 1910 novel that established Forster's reputation as an important writer, and that he himself later referred to as "my best novel." This edition also contains a note on the text, suggestions for further reading, and explanatory notes.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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9780141182131
9780553904314
9781449875954
9780816156528
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subject_facet Country homes -- Fiction, Downloadable audio, Downloadable streaming, England -- Fiction, England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction, Hertfordshire (England) -- Fiction, Illegitimate children -- Fiction, Inheritance and succession -- England -- Fiction, Inheritance and succession -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- England -- Fiction, Remarried people -- Fiction, Sisters -- England -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction, Social classes -- Fiction, Social conflict -- England -- Fiction
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title_full Howards End, Howards End / E.M. Forster, Howards End / E.M. Forster ; introduction and notes by David Lodge
title_short Howards End
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