Quintessential modernist text--Forester deals artfully with British colonialism in India, managing to paint both the Indians and the English sympathetically. Most of the characters are full and dynamic. Anchoring the story in the friendship of Mrs. Moore (an elderly woman) and Dr. Aziz (a widower) begins the story's exploration of the power of relationships and the difficulty of forming and sustaining "intimate" relationships. A Passage to India is a moving story the lure of power and about the difficulty of knowing another.
Howard's End--just another excellent Forster text, dealing with some of the same issues of disconnectedness.
When Aziz first met Mrs. Moore.
A quest for identity set in the heat and beauty of India...
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