Howards End (Google eBook)
Howards End depicts the life and manners of the upper middle class that Forster knew from his own life. He portrayed the shortcomings as well as the amenities of society along side the frequent trivialities he saw. He felt that people need not be static even when a society was. A sincere individual could still achieve a morality above what his surroundings might seem to permit. In Howards End, Forster is "preoccupied with the well-being of an entire society. He not only analyzed the various strata of the British upper class, he also showed that even a sincere individual would encounter great difficulty in acquiring wholeness in the fractured modern age." Please Note: This book has been reformatted to be easy to read in true text, not scanned images that can sometimes be difficult to decipher. The Microsoft eBook has a contents page linked to the chapter headings for easy navigation. The Adobe eBook has bookmarks at chapter headings and is printable up to two full copies per year. Both versions are text searchable.
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Review: Howards EndUser Review - Mary - Goodreads
It's been a long time since I had a heroine with whom I identified as strongly as Meg Schlegel: young-ish but headed into spinster territory; interested in art and intellectual pursuits, but also ... Read full review
Review: Howards EndUser Review - Zorena - Goodreads
Beautifully written and what I was expecting when I started this book but it's so much more than that. Bucolic settings pave the way for lessons in Victorian era mores, economics and class. First off ... Read full review