The Longest Journey
Publisher: Diamond Book Publishing
The Longest Journey by E. M. Forster. Rickie Elliot, a sensitive and intelligent young man with an intense imagination and a certain amount of literary talent, sets out from Cambridge full of hopes to become a writer. But when his stories are not successful he decides instead to marry the beautiful but shallow Agnes, agreeing to abandon his writing and become a schoolmaster at a second-rate public school. Giving up his hopes and values for those of the conventional world, he sinks into a world of petty conformity and bitter disappointments. E. M. Forster once described The Longest Journey as the book "I am most glad to have written.