Item #27862 The Longest Journey. E. M. FORSTER.

The Longest Journey. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1922.

First American Edition stated. Author's second novel, originally published in Britain in 1907.Rickie Elliot, a sensitive and intelligent young man with an intense imagination and a certain amount of literary talent, sets out from Cambridge full of hopes to become a writer. But when his stories are not successful he decides instead to marry the beautiful but shallow Agnes, agreeing to abandon his writing and become a schoolmaster at a second-rate public school. Giving up his hopes and values for those of the conventional world, he sinks into a world of petty conformity and bitter disappointments. Near Fine in nearly Very Good (fragile thin-paper) dustjacket, some loss at spine ends, narrow bit of loss at lower rear spine edge, some splitting at rear spine edge mended at verso with archival tape.

Price: $1,250.00

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