I’ve been packing and recently came across my copy of A Room with a View, a wonderful novel by E.M. Forster. The book was published in 1908 and set in Edwardian England and Italy, which was modern-day at the time. The story concerns the life of a young girl named Lucy Honeychurch.

But don’t worry, no spoilers here!

Piazza Signoria
Piazza Signoria in Florence, where the book opens

E.M. Forster didn’t write a large number of books – but what he did write —! Besides A Room with a View, Howards End and Where Angels Fear to Tread are two of the best books from the first half of the 2oth century.

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