Howards End by E. M. Forster ★★★★★

Howards End is set in London in 1910, and follows primarily two sisters, Margaret and Helen Schlegel, who come from a well-educated, progressive family. When the Schlegel's befriend the rich Wilcox family, and the poor but intelligent Leonard Bast, the story ensues. This is a brilliantly crafted novel that perceptively explores themes of friendship, class and … Continue reading Howards End by E. M. Forster ★★★★★

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Tess Of The D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy ★★★★

Tess of the D'Urbervilles is a classic novel set in the late 1800s that follows the story of a young, poor country girl called Tess during her teenage years and early twenties. When Tess' family discovers they may be descended from the local, wealthy D'Urbervilles, Tess' journey begins. This is not a light-hearted classic like … Continue reading Tess Of The D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy ★★★★