The Longest Journey

The Longest Journey

Book - 1993
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In this searching tragicomedy of manners, personalities, and world views, E. M. Forster explores the "idea of England" he would later develop in Howard's End. Bookish, sensitive, and given to wild enthusiasms, Rickie Elliot is virtually made for a life at Cambridge, where he can subsist on a regimen of biscuits and philosophical debate. But the love-smitten Rickie leaves his natural habitat to marry the devastatingly practical Agnes Pembroke, who brings with her — as a sort of dowry — a teaching position at the abominable Sawston School.

Baker & Taylor
Rickie Elliott's inability to recognize reality leads him to inevitable tragedy

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1993
Edition: First Vintage International edition
ISBN: 9780679748151
0679748156
Branch Call Number: FIC Fo 1993
Characteristics: 309 pages ; 21 cm

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