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A Room With a View By E.M. Forster
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A Room with a View is a defining romantic tale of one woman's life in a repressed Edwardian England. The novel focuses on social and political issues of the day, especially between conservative and... More > radical thinking. This is embodied in the differences between the Medieval-minded characters Mr. Beebe, Miss Bartlett, and Cecil Vyse, and the Renaissance-minded character Lucy. Her character struggles with what society expects from women, compared to what she truly wants out of life. Should she marry the stuffy high class Cecil Vyse? Or should she follow her own heart and get with intelligent, yet broke George Emerson? A Room with a View is Forster's most romantic and lighthearted novels, but it's still a brilliant work of art. For a "lighter" read, Forster still packs in an amazing amount of detail. You will certainly find something new each time you read this gem. It was ranked number 79 by the Modern Library on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century.< Less
The Machine Stops By E.M. Forster
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The Machine Stops is a short science fiction story. It describes a world in which almost all humans have lost the ability to live on the surface of the Earth. Each individual lives in isolation in a... More > 'cell', with all bodily and spiritual needs met by the omnipotent, global Machine. Most humans welcome this development, as they are skeptical and fearful of first-hand experience. People forget that humans created the Machine, and treat it as a mystical entity whose needs supersede their own. Those who do not accept the deity of the Machine are viewed as 'unmechanical' and are threatened with "Homelessness". Eventually, the Machine apocalyptically collapses, and the civilization of the Machine comes to an end.< Less
Howards End By E.M. Forster
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The disregard of a dying woman's bequest, a girl's attempt to help an impoverished clerk, and the marriage of an idealist and a materialist — all intersect at an estate called Howards End. The... More > fate of this country home symbolizes the future of England in an exploration of social, economic, and philosophical trends during the post-Victorian era.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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