A Room with a View (Penguin Modern Classics)
ISBN 10: 0141182644 / 0-14-118264-4
ISBN 13: 9780141182643
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication Date: 2000
About this title:
Forster's social comedy is a witty observation of the English middle classes as they holiday abroad in Florence. One of these tourists is Lucy Honeychurch, a young girl whose heart is awakened by her experiences in Italy.
From the Publisher:
6 1.5-hour cassettes
From the Inside Flap:
The incomparably beautiful city of Florence and the peaceful backwaters of rural England at the turn of the century serve as the remarkable settings for this lavish BBC dramatization of E.M. Forster's classic social satire, complete with a distinguished cast and stirring music.
A Room With a View
Lucy Honeychurch is an innocent abroad -- a conventional middle-class English girl doing the Grand Tour of the European continent. But the "improving" effects of Europe's great art and architecture are soon overshadowed by a startling encounter with violent death and the distractions of an awakening passion.
Forced to return to her life in England, beset with prim Victorian moral values, Lucy becomes engaged to the arrogant Cecil, but soon finds herself forn between Victorian society's expectations of her and the stirrings of her own quickening heart...
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