Review: E.M. Forster’s “Where Angels Fear to Tread”

by writereaderly

em forster where angels fear to treadYegads. The posh family’s widowed daughter-in-law has gone and found herself an Italian, and then had the bad taste to have a child to him, and the *worse* taste to die. Whatever is one to do about the child? It’s a social comedy in that each character is made to look ridiculous just by being themselves and of their class, and it ticks the boxes for an accomplished novella. Okay.

Where it came from: KJM’s bookshelf
Time and manner of reading:
Outing-recovery reads
Where it went: Home
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Also reading: Being Alive edited by Neil Astley; The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper; Belonging by bell hooks; Simone Weil by Francine du Plessix Gray