Fools Rush In…

Where Angels Fear to Tread book cover No matter the time period or the country, one part of life that often has layers of complications is the relationship between in-laws.  In E.M. Forster‘s Where Angels Fear to Tread, it is exactly that tension that sets the scene.  Lilia married into the Herritons, a proper and respectable English family, and stayed under their influence even after her husband’s untimely death.  Her spirit is still her own, though, and after a few years as a young widow, she shows signs of forming an unsuitable attachment.  Embarking on a trip to Italy, she shocks her in-laws with a passionate new life, and they decide something must be done.  If you enjoyed A Room with a View, take a chance on Where Angels Fear to Tread.