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Howards End

E. M. Forster

The book is about three families in England at the beginning of the twentieth century. The three families represent different gradations of the Edwardian middle class: the Wilcoxes, who are rich capitalists with a fortune made in the Colonies; the half-German Schlegel siblings (Margaret, Tibby, and Helen), who represent the intellectual bourgeoisie and have a lot in common with the real-life Bloomsbury Group; and the Basts, a couple who are struggling members of the lower-middle class. The Schlegel sisters try to help the poor Basts and try to make the Wilcoxes less prejudiced. The motto of the book is "Only connect..."

The book is about three families in England at the beginning of the twentieth century. The three families represent different gradations of the Edwardian middle class: the Wilcoxes, who are rich capitalists with a fortune made in the Colonies; the half-German Schlegel siblings (Margaret, Tibby, and Helen), who represent the intellectual bourgeoisie and have a lot in common with the real-life Bloomsbury Group; and the Basts, a couple who are struggling members of the lower-middle class. The Schlegel sisters try to help the poor Basts and try to make the Wilcoxes less prejudiced. The motto of the book is "Only connect..."
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

The book is about three families in England at the beginning of the twentieth century. The three families represent different gradations of the Edwardian middle class: the Wilcoxes, who are rich capitalists with a fortune made in the Colonies; the half-German Schlegel siblings (Margaret, Tibby, and Helen), who represent the intellectual bourgeoisie and have a lot in common with the real-life Bloomsbury Group; and the Basts, a couple who are struggling members of the lower-middle class. The Schlegel sisters try to help the poor Basts and try to make the Wilcoxes less prejudiced. The motto of the book is "Only connect..."

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

12h 12m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

08:27


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

14:51


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

21:13


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

19:19


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

31:02


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

23:03


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

18:14


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

21:20


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

12:57


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

19:37


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

30:17


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

13:50


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

17:32


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

22:56


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

25:15


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

24:15


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

15:30


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

20:34


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

20:52


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

16:36


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:26


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

16:37


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

18:53


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

10:06


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

21:06


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

31:11


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

13:54


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

08:15


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

13:22


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

14:07


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

12:03


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

08:07


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

18:12


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

21:11


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

08:34


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:49


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

21:26


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

13:20


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:02


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

09:57


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

21:00


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

09:01


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

11:45


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

18:24