A Passage to India


E. M. Forster
Retold by Clare West

CEFR B2 — C1
Word count 29,773

A mysterious incident at the Marabar Caves, involving Adela Quested, newly arrived from England, and Dr Aziz, an Indian doctor, leads to a drama that divides the British and Indian communities in anger, distrust, and fear.

Forster’s great novel brings to life all the dangers and misunderstandings of colonialism but, as Forster himself wrote, the story is ‘about something wider than politics, about the search of the human race for a more lasting home, about the universe as embodied in the Indian earth and the Indian sky, about the horror lurking in the Marabar Caves… ’

ISBN 9780194792714

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