A Passage To India
Dr Aziz, Cecil Fielding, Adela Quested, Mrs Moore
This book represented a turning point in American literature, because of its honesty and the documentation of the new, subculture of the Beat poets.
Except for the Marabar Caves––and they are twenty miles off––the city of Chandrapore presents nothing extraordinary.
But the horses didn't want it, they swerved apart; the earth didn't want it, sending up rocks through which riders must pass single file; the temples, the tank, the jail, the palace, the birds, the carrion, the Guest House, that came into view as they issued from the gap and saw Mau beneath: they didn't want, they said in their hundred voices, "No, not yet," and the sky said, "No, not there."
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