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The Touchstone

The Touchstone

Edith Wharton | Classic Literature
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The Touchstone is a novella written by Edith Wharton. It was published in 1900 and was her first published novella. Stephen Glennard's career is falling apart and he desperately needs money so that he may marry his beautiful fiancee. He happens upon an advertisement in a London magazine promising...

Where Angels Fear to Tread

Where Angels Fear to Tread

E. M. Forster | Classic Literature
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Where Angels Fear to Tread (1905) is a novel by E. M. Forster, originally entitled Monteriano. The title comes from a line in Alexander Pope's An Essay on Criticism: "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread". In 1991 it was made into a film by Charles Sturridge, starring Rupert Graves...


The Longest Journey

The Longest Journey

E. M. Forster | Classic Literature
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The Longest Journey (1907) is a bildungsroman by E. M. Forster. Rickie Elliot is a student at early 20th century Cambridge, a university that seems like paradise to him, amongst bright if cynical companions, when he receives a visit from two friends, an engaged young woman, Agnes Pembroke, and her...

Howards End

Howards End

E. M. Forster | Classic Literature
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Howards End is a novel by E. M. Forster, first published in 1910, which tells a story of social and familial relations in turn-of-the-century England. The main subject matter comprises the difficulties and benefits of relationships between people of divergent outlook, gender, or class; a further...

Time Regained In Search of Lost Time 7

Time Regained In Search of Lost Time 7

Marcel Proust | Classic Literature
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Visiting Gilberte at her home in Combray Marcel learns that Swann’s Way and the Guermantes’ Way are not irreconcilable. The war affects everyone: Robert dies a hero at the front, Charlus haunts the male brothels of wartime Paris. M, still an unsuccessful writer, returns to Paris after the war...

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The Sweet Cheat Gone (The Fugitive) In Search of Lost Time 6

The Sweet Cheat Gone (The Fugitive) In Search of Lost Time 6

Marcel Proust | Classic Literature
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Marcel gradually recovers from the departure and subsequent death of Albertine. He rediscovers Gilberte who, with her mother Odette, is now accepted by smart Society while the memory of her father Swann is repressed and destroyed. Marcel visits Venice with his mother and learns by letter of...

The Captive In Search of Lost Time 5

The Captive In Search of Lost Time 5

Marcel Proust | Classic Literature
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Marcel brings Albertine to live with him in Paris where he treats her more like a captive. Obsessively jealous, he discards his social circle and alternately tries to please her or to leave her. Above all he tortures himself thinking about, asking about and neurotically thwarting any possible...

Cities of the Plain (Sodom and Gomorrah) In Search of Lost Time 4

Cities of the Plain (Sodom and Gomorrah) In Search of Lost Time 4

Marcel Proust | Classic Literature
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In this fourth volume, Proust’s novel takes up for the first time the theme of homosexual love and examines how destructive sexual jealousy can be for those who suffer it. Sodom and Gomorrah is also an unforgiving analysis of both the decadent high society of Paris and the rise of a philistine...


Within A Budding Grove In Search of Lost Time 2

Within A Budding Grove In Search of Lost Time 2

Marcel Proust | Classic Literature
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"Within a Budding Grove" describes the first shoots of an astonishing love affair. When Proust’s adolescent narrator travels from Paris to the sunny seaside town of Balbec he meets an intriguing set of new acquaintances who provide him with both friendship and entertainment. Most significantly...

The Second Jungle Book

The Second Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling | Classic Literature
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The Second Jungle Book is a sequel to The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. First published in 1895, it features five stories about Mowgli and three unrelated stories, all but one set in India, most of which Kipling wrote while living in Vermont. All of the stories were previously published in...

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