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A Passage to India.

by E. M. Forster

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Ashland, OR Blackstone Audiobooks, 1992. Audio Cassette Eight Cassette Tapes in Excellent Condition (they have, however been played), housed in a Colorful Heavy Plastic Clamshell Case in Fine Condition. Overall, Fine (Like New). Contains Size: 9.65 x 6.8 x 1.15 inches. Weight: 17.7 ounces. Audio Cassette.

A Passage to India by E.M. Forster is considered a monumental work of English Literature. The book tells the story of race and empire in India during the British Raj. A false accusation of sexual assault based on racist English assumptions forms the basis of the story. Dr. Aziz, a Muslim physician, is accused of assaulting a young woman during an expedition to Marabar Caves. The trial and ultimate consequences of the accusation expose the deep problems with British governance in India during this period, and the depth of feeling opposed to British rule among the Indian people. The book has received several awards, including the James Talt Black Memorial Prize in 1924, and is present on several lists of the best books of the twentieth century.  Read more: Identifying first editions of A Passage to India.




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