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376 pages, Paperback
First published January 1, 1924
The song of the future must transcend creed.
Perhaps life is a mystery, not a muddle; they could not tell. Perhaps the hundred Indias which fuss and squabble so tiresomely are one, and the universe they mirror is one.
‘Your sentiments are those of a god,’ she said quietly, but it was his manner rather than his sentiments that annoyed her.
Trying to recover his temper, he said, ‘India likes gods.’
‘And Englishmen like posing as gods.’
At this point in the novel.....a little over 160 pages, I just could not take the re-reading due to boredom any longer.....began skimming pages.....and discovered...... If I missed anything important, please feel free to tell me, but I truly don't much care!
Anyway......this classic and noted influential story is filled with racial tension between the Indians and British throughout the telling which I believe to be the whole point of the book, but OMYGOSH.....what a soporific read! Whew!