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15 Results
Heat and dust

Based on the novel by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala about Anne, who is drawn to India to unravel the scandal surrounding her great-aunt's seduction in the 1920s by an Indian prince.

Howards End

A story about class divisions in Edwardian England, and the tragic series of events that occurs when two impulsive middle-class sisters become involved with a working class couple and a wealthy family.

A room with a view

Based on E.M. Forster's novel of requited love. A young, independent-minded, upper-class Edwardian woman who is trying to sort out her burgeoning romantic feelings, divided between an enigmatic free spirit she meets on v...

Heat and dust

Story of a woman who goes to India to find the truth about her aunt who left her British husband for an Indian prince.

Howards end

Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast...

Jefferson in Paris

In the mid-1780s, widower Thomas Jefferson replaces Benjamin Franklin as the U.S. representative to French regents Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. He tries to resist the beautiful Mrs. Cosway. Also in Paris is Jefferson'...

The golden bowl

Set in the early 1900's, Maggie is the daughter of American tycoon Adam Verver, who marries an improvished yet charming Italian aristrocrat, Prince Amerigo. Through a twist of fate, Adam marries the Prince's former lover...

A lovesong for India —Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer, 1927-2013.

Taking us from a sweltering Indian rooftop at night to the marble halls of an ageing Bollywood star's palace, this is a new collection of short stories from Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. A wedding is planned between two innocent...

The best American short stories 2014

Presents twenty of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.