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Howards End by E.M. Forster
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Feb 14, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: classic
Read from March 09 to April 23, 2012

I started reading this book because I needed a fix after watching Downton Abbey and it turned out to be a pleasant surprise. What I thought would be a book about rich Brits and their problems is actually a book that adheres to the "be mindful" concept in Buddhism. I liked that the message of the story is to live in the present and to understand the self.

The prose is lovely and the dialogue has a skillful way of revealing what happens while still not actually mentioning the What Happens directly. I only shorted this book one star because I thought the characters came together too coincidentally.
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