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The longest journey (New [ed.])

By: Forster, E M Adair, Gilbert(Introduction by)

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Part of the Penguin classics series
0141441488 / 9780141441481
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20 cm xxv, 395 p.
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Rickie Elliot, a sensitive and intelligent young man with an intense imagination and a certain amount of literary talent, sets out from Cambridge full of hopes to become a writer.

But when his stories are not successful, he decides instead to marry the beautiful but shallow Agnes, agreeing to abandon his writing and become a schoolmaster at a second-rate public school.

Giving up his hopes and values for those of the conventional world, he sinks into a world of petty conformity and bitter disappointments.


FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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