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    • Howards End

    • Autor: E.M. Forster
    • Sprecher: John Franklyn-Robbins
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 48 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Sprecher
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Geschichte
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    E.M. Forster's Howards End is a vivid portrait of London's golden age, before World War I forever changed its values and culture. Forster brings the great city's upper classes to life, detailing their grandiose spending habits, popular fads, Monet and Debussy, the rise of feminism, and the beginnings of urbanization. More than a mere idealization of pre-war London, Howards End provides insightful commentary on the rapid societal changes that occurred at the onset of the 20th century. Masterfully blending the stories of three vastly different groups of people - the independently wealthy, educated Schlegels; the nouveau riche Wilcoxes; and the ambitious but struggling Leonard Bast - Forster weaves a wonderfully rich, unforgettably poignant novel.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Gute Literatur ohne Hörgenuss

    • Von Roland Heimler Am hilfreichsten 24.09.2016

    Regulärer Preis: 30,95 €

    • A Room with a View

    • Autor: E. M. Forster
    • Sprecher: Claire Walsh
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 3 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Sprecher
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Geschichte
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    One of E. M. Forster's most celebrated novels, "A Room With a View" is the story of a young English middle-class girl, Lucy Honeychurch. While vacationing in Italy, Lucy meets and is wooed by two gentlemen, George Emerson and Cecil Vyse. After turning down Cecil Vyse's marriage proposals twice Lucy finally accepts. Upon hearing of the engagement George protests and confesses his true love for Lucy. Lucy is torn between the choice of marrying Cecil, who is a more socially acceptable mate, and George who she knows will bring her true happiness. "A Room With a View" is a tale of classic human struggles such as the choice between social acceptance or true love.

    Regulärer Preis: 0,95 €

    • Where Angels Fear to Tread

    • Autor: E. M. Forster
    • Sprecher: Stephen Fry
    • Spieldauer: 2 Std. und 51 Min.
    • Gekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    E. M. Forster's first novel is a witty comedy of manners that is tinged with tragedy. It tells the story of Lilia Herriton, who proves to be an embarrassment to her late husband's family as, in the small Tuscan town of Monteriano, she begins a relationship with a much younger Italian man - classless, uncouth, and highly unsuitable. A subtle attack on Edwardian values and a humanely sympathetic portrayal of the clash of two cultures, Where Angels Fear to Tread is also a profound exploration of character and virtue.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ein Juwel aus vergangen er Zeit

    • Von Walter Am hilfreichsten 07.05.2015

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • A Room with a View

    • Autor: E. M. Forster
    • Sprecher: B. J. Harrison
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 22 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Geschichte
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Lucy Honeychurch and her older cousin, Miss Bartlett, tour Italy in the springtime. However, the pension they are staying at may as well be in London. The proprietress speaks a London cockney, the meat is overdone, and their windows give them a view of dirty alleys. However, when the socially clumsy Mr. Emerson offer to exchange rooms, this does anything but remedy the situation. You see, nobody knows what to make of the Emersons. It's so hard to know how to respond to people who speak the truth.

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • Room with a View (Dramatised)

    • Autor: E. M. Forster
    • Sprecher: Cathy Sara, Shiela Hancock
    • Spieldauer: 3 Std. und 41 Min.
    • Originalaufnahme
    • Gesamt
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Sprecher
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Geschichte
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Lucy Honeychurch is an innocent abroad. Under the care of her well-meaning but infuriating chaperon, Cousin Charlotte, she is completing the final part of a conventional well-bred English upbringing: the Grand Tour. But the sensual atmosphere of the Florentine countryside exercises a strange power over Lucy's half-formed and untested character, as do her fellow guests at the Pension Bertolini.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Room with a View (Dramatised)

    • Von frufoo Am hilfreichsten 15.01.2011

    Regulärer Preis: 16,95 €

    • A Passage To India

    • Autor: E M Forster
    • Sprecher: Meera Syal
    • Spieldauer: 5 Std. und 2 Min.
    • Gekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Adela Quested travels to India with her chaperone Mrs Moore, on the premise of deciding whether to marry Mrs Moore's son Ronny Heaslop, the city magistrate. Finding her India very disappointingly English, Adela jumps at the chance the two women are given to travel to the distant Marabar caves with Aziz, a charismatic young Indian Doctor. When Adela is subjected to an attempted assault in one of the caves, Dr. Aziz is arrested and tried in court.

    Regulärer Preis: 12,95 €

    • The Machine Stops [Classic Tales Edition]

    • Autor: E. M. Forster
    • Sprecher: B. J. Harrison
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 23 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Sprecher
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Geschichte
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The earth's surface is no longer habitable. All humanity is sequestered beneath the ground, couched in isolation and contentment. The Machine provides the needs of humanity. Mankind becomes subservient drones to the life-supporting Machine. But what happens when the Machine stops? 

    Regulärer Preis: 2,95 €

    • A Room with a View (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • Autor: E. M. Forster
    • Sprecher: Jan Cramer
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 48 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Set in freewheeling Florence, Italy, and sober Surrey, England, E. M. Forster's beloved third novel follows young Lucy Honeychurch's journey to self-discovery at a transitional moment in British society. As Lucy is exposed to opportunities previously not afforded to women, her mind - and heart - must open. Before long, she's in love with an "unsuitable" man and is faced with an impossible choice: follow her heart or be pressured into propriety.

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • A Room with a View

    • Autor: E. M. Forster
    • Sprecher: Sarah Jane Barry
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 3 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Sprecher
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Geschichte
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    One of E. M. Forster's most celebrated novels, "A Room With a View" is the story of a young English middle-class girl, Lucy Honeychurch. While vacationing in Italy, Lucy meets and is wooed by two gentlemen, George Emerson and Cecil Vyse. After turning down Cecil Vyse's marriage proposals twice Lucy finally accepts. Upon hearing of the engagement George protests and confesses his true love for Lucy. Lucy is torn between the choice of marrying Cecil, who is a more socially acceptable mate, and George who she knows will bring her true happiness.

    Regulärer Preis: 0,95 €

    • Howard's End

    • A BBC Radio 4 Full Cast Dramatisation
    • Autor: E.M. Forster
    • Sprecher: Alexandra Mathie, Ann Rye, full cast, und andere
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 53 Min.
    • Originalaufnahme
    • Gesamt
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Geschichte
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Spring 1905, England. When Helen Schlegel goes to stay at Howard's End - the country home of the Wilcox family, her own life, along with that of her sister Margaret, is changed forever. This is the tale of three families at the beginning of the twentieth century: the rich Wilcoxes, the gentle, idealistic Schlegels and the lower-middle class Basts. Frequently cited as E. M. Forster's finest work, Howard's End brilliantly explores class warfare, conflict and the English character. This BBC dramatisation skilfully brings the classic novel to life.

    Regulärer Preis: 11,95 €

    • Where Angels Fear to Tread

    • Autor: E. M. Forster
    • Sprecher: Frederick Davidson
    • Spieldauer: 4 Std. und 57 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    E. M. Forster’s first novel explores the comic and tragic effects of culture clash between insular, provincial British personalities and sensual Italian culture and atmosphere. Lilia Herriton, an impulsive 33-year-old widow from London, travels to Tuscany, where she falls in love with both Italy and the handsome, carefree Gino Carelli, a dentist’s son 12 years her junior. When news reaches the snobbish Herriton family that Lilia intends to marry again, this time to an unsuitable Italian, the domineering Mrs. Herriton sends her son, Philip, to prevent the catastrophe - but he arrives too late.

    Regulärer Preis: 19,95 €

    • Howards End

    • Autor: E. M. Forster
    • Sprecher: Steven Crossley
    • Spieldauer: 11 Std. und 51 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Sprecher
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Geschichte
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Howards End is a beautifully subtle tale of two very different families brought together by an unusual event. The Schlegels are intellectuals, devotees of art and literature. The Wilcoxes are practical and materialistic, leading lives of "telegrams and anger". When the elder Mrs. Wilcox dies and her family discovers she has left their country home - Howards End - to one of the Schlegel sisters, a crisis between the two families is precipitated that takes years to resolve.

    Regulärer Preis: 25,95 €

    • A Room with a View

    • Autor: E. M. Forster
    • Sprecher: Steven Crossley
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 50 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Geschichte
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    This Edwardian social comedy explores love and prim propriety among an eccentric cast of characters assembled in an Italian pensione and in a corner of Surrey, England. A charming young Englishwoman, Lucy Honeychurch, faints into the arms of a fellow Britisher when she witnesses a murder in a Florentine piazza. Attracted to this man, George Emerson---who is entirely unsuitable and whose father just may be a Socialist - Lucy is soon at war with the snobbery of her class and her own conflicting desires.

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • A Room with a View

    • Autor: E. M. Forster
    • Sprecher: Rebecca Hall
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 32 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    In this rich new audio production, acclaimed British American actress Rebecca Hall brings one of E. M. Forster's most admired works to life in this classic tale of human struggle. A charming young Englishwoman, Lucy Honeychurch, is wooed by both free-spirited George Emerson and wealthy Cecil Vyse while vacationing in Italy. Though attracted to George, Lucy becomes engaged to Cecil despite twice turning down his proposals. On hearing of the news, George confesses his love, leaving Lucy torn between marrying the more socially acceptable Cecil or George, the man she knows would bring her true happiness. Should Lucy choose social acceptance or true love?

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • The Machine Stops

    • Autor: E. M. Forster
    • Sprecher: Chloe Boyle
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 19 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Sprecher
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Geschichte
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    "The Machine Stops" is a science fiction short story by E. M. Forster. The story describes a world in which most of the human population has lost the ability to live on the surface of the Earth. Each individual now lives in isolation below ground in a standard "cell", with all bodily and spiritual needs met by the omnipotent, global Machine.

    Regulärer Preis: 0,95 €

    • Howards End

    • Autor: E.M. Forster
    • Sprecher: Colleen Prendergast
    • Spieldauer: 11 Std. und 12 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    The disregard of a dying woman's bequest, a girl's attempt to help an impoverished clerk, and the marriage of an idealist and a materialist intersect at an estate called Howards End. There, the lives of three families become entangled. As chance brings them together, societal conventions come into question as does the ownership of Howards End. Through the fate of the estate - as well as the lives of the families who are affiliated with it - Forster creates a brilliant parallel to the fate of English society itself.

    Regulärer Preis: 25,95 €

    • A Room with a View

    • Autor: E.M. Forster
    • Sprecher: Sarah Genner
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 37 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Sprecher
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Geschichte
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Lucy Honeychurch, an upper middle class girl, and her cousin, Charlotte, travel from England to Italy on vacation. While on the trip, the two women share a guest house with a man and his son George Emmerson. After switching rooms to offer the women a better view overlooking the scenic river, the Emmersons and Honeychurches get to know each other better. Mr. Emmerson suggests that Lucy and George may be a good match for each other.

    Regulärer Preis: 21,95 €

    • Where Angels Fear to Tread

    • Autor: E. M. Forster
    • Sprecher: Edward Petherbridge
    • Spieldauer: 5 Std. und 7 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Geschichte
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    When attractive, impulsive English widow Lilia takes a holiday in Italy, she causes a scandal by marrying Gino, a dashing and highly unsuitable Italian 12 years her junior. Her prim, snobbish in-laws make no attempt to hide their disapproval, and when Lilia's decision eventually brings disaster, her English relatives embark on an expedition to face the uncouth foreigner.

    Regulärer Preis: 23,95 €

    • Room With a View

    • Autor: E. M. Forster
    • Sprecher: Juliet Stevenson
    • Spieldauer: 5 Std. und 14 Min.
    • Gekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Sprecher
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Geschichte
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Lucy Honeychurch, accompanied by her vigilant guardian, Charlotte Bartlett, makes her first foray into the world, touring Italy and discovering a country very different to the English countryside she was brought up in.

    Regulärer Preis: 12,95 €

    • A Room With a View

    • Autor: E.M. Forster
    • Sprecher: Wanda McCaddon
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 28 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Sprecher
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Geschichte
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Set in Italy and England, this is a rich and romantic story of Lucy Honeychurch and the choice she must make between love and convention.

    Regulärer Preis: 22,95 €

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