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... and then , just before a final attempt at compulsion is to be made on her , is abducted 2 by Lovelace . ... the necessary preliminary formalities , he makes several attempts on her chastity , which she indignantly repulses .
It would be foolish to attempt to synopsize the plot , which is a parody of romantic plots in general , with missing heirs , babies stolen and exchanged at birth , and birthmarks to be discovered and foundlings restored to their ...
Instead , within the brilliantly described world of conventional Anglo - Indian relations , we have the attempts , fumbling yet moving , of English and Indian -Mrs . Moore , Adela Quested , Fielding on the one hand , Dr. Aziz on the ...
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review