Adela Quested travels to India with her chaperone Mrs Moore, on the premise of deciding whether to marry Mrs Moore's son Ronny Heaslop, the city magistrate. Finding her India very disappointingly English, Adela jumps at the chance the two women are given to travel to the distant Marabar caves with Aziz, a charismatic young Indian Doctor.
When Adela is subjected to an attempted assault in one of the caves, Dr. Aziz is arrested and tried in court. The volatile situation forces British India's cracks to widen into chasms, although bridges of hope are found in some open-minded British characters like the logical college principal Mr. Fielding.
Forster's eloquent and mature prose style makes this unique and sensitive audio version of the classic story a moving and philosophical experience.
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It's a classic, it makes for great listening
Yes, it's a great story
The variety of characters.
I haven't heard another of her performances,but she does it beautifully.
It's not a laugh or cry book - it talks about problems that we still seem to encounter today. It makes one think.
Beautifully read, captivating