Longest Journey

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a novel by E. M. Forster.

It describes the short, frustrated life of Rickie Elliot, born lame, a schoolmaster and an aspiring writer; the plot centres on his relationship with his healthy ‘pagan’ half‐brother, Stephen Wonham. Rickie dies while saving Stephen's life.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

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E. M. Forster (1879—1970) novelist and essayist

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