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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Series Information

Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.)
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch FIC.c Forster (Text) 78294000104640 Adult Fiction Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library F FOR (Text) 70621000108556 Adult - Fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) F FOR (Text) 30032010073176 ADULT FICTION Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial FIC FORSTER, E.M. (Text) 33946003605586 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0679405496
  • ISBN: 9780679405498
  • Physical Description: xxxix, 293 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Knopf : [1991]

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General Note:
"First included in Everyman's library, 1942."--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
In this hard-hitting novel, first published in 1924, the murky personal relationship between an Englishwoman and an Indian doctor mirrors the troubled politics of colonialism. Adela Quested and her fellow British travelers, eager to experience the "real" India, develop a friendship with the urbane Dr. Aziz. While on a group outing, Adela and Dr. Aziz visit the Marabar caves together. As they emerge, Adela accuses the doctor of assaulting her. While Adela never actually claims she was raped, the decisions she makes ostracize her from both her countrymen and the natives, setting off a complex chain of events that forever changes the lives of all involved. This intense and moving story asks the listener serious questions about preconceptions regarding race, sex, religion, and truth. A political and philosophical masterpiece.
Subject: India > Social conditions > Fiction.
Race relations > Fiction.
Genre: Political fiction.

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