E. M. Forster

E. M. Forster

Born: January 1, 1879

Died: June 7, 1970

Nationality: English

Occupation: Novelist, writer

Biography: Edward Morgan Forster OM, CH was an English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist. He is known best for his ironic and well-plotted novels examining class difference and hypocrisy in early 20th-century British society. Forster's humanistic impulse toward understanding and sympathy may be aptly summed up in the epigraph to his 1910 novel Howards End: Only connect.

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Source/Notes: A Passage to India (2010 edition), RosettaBooks - ISBN: 9780795311550

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