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Where Angels Fear to Tread

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On travelling to Italy with her friend Caroline Abbott, The impulsive English Widow Lilia Herriton outrages her dead husband's family by meeting and quickly becoming engaged to a dashing but deeply unsuitable Italian man twelve years her junior, Infurtiated, her ex-brother-in-law Philip sets off from England to here new home in the Tuscan town of Monteriano - but finding himself unable to persuade Lilia to leave her handsome, uncouth new lover, returns to England without her. When Lilia's marriage leads to sudden tragedy, however, Philip and Caroline feel compelled to return once more to Italy where they find they are forced to examine their own lives. Deeply moving, Where Angels Fear to Tread is amongst the greatest twentieth-century literary explorations of vice, virtue and the nature of prejudice.

Item details

Author(s):
Forster, E.M.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
196 x 130
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0141441453
ISBN-13:
9780141441450
Number of pages:
147
Publisher:
Penguin

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On travelling to Italy with her friend Caroline Abbott, The impulsive English Widow Lilia Herriton outrages her dead husband's family by meeting and quickly becoming engaged to a dashing but deeply unsuitable Italian man twelve years her junior, Infurtiated, her ex-brother-in-law Philip sets off from England to here new home in the Tuscan town of Monteriano - but finding himself unable to persuade Lilia to leave her handsome, uncouth new lover, returns to England without her. When Lilia's marriage leads to sudden tragedy, however, Philip and Caroline feel compelled to return once more to Italy where they find they are forced to examine their own lives. Deeply moving, Where Angels Fear to Tread is amongst the greatest twentieth-century literary explorations of vice, virtue and the nature of prejudice.

Author(s):
Forster, E.M.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
196 x 130
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0141441453
ISBN-13:
9780141441450
Number of pages:
147
Publisher:
Penguin

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