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E. M. Forster
A graceful writer with a keen eye for the bittersweetness bound in differences of class and culture, E. M. Forster had an abbreviated but remarkably successful career as a novelist and established himself as one of England's most insightful 20th-century writers.

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E. M. Forster
Also Known As:
Edward Morgan Forster (full name)
Date of Birth:
January 1, 1879
Place of Birth:
Date of Death:
June 7, 1970
Place of Death:
Coventry, England
B. A. in classics, King's College, Cambridge, 1900; B. A. in history, 1901; M.A., 1910

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								Passage to India, Author: 
								E. M. Forster.

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Passage to India
by E. M. Forster
Forster's novel about attempts to bridge the cultural and social gap in British colonial India is, in the words of the New York Times, "one of the saddest, keenest, most beautifully written ironic novels of the time."
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*  Where Angels Fear to Tread (1905)
*  The Longest Journey (1907)
*  Room with a View (1908)
*  Howards End (1910)
*  Passage to India (1924)
*  Maurice (1971)

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								Room with a View, Author: 
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Room with a View
by E. M. Forster
One of Forster's most popular novels, Room with a View sets up a dilemma for Lucy Honeychurch, a young Englishwoman who must choose between a socially appropriate match and her true feelings for an Italian clerk.

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E.M. Forster
by Lionel Trilling
Trilling's work is considered by some to be the best study of the author; for more insight on Forster's own opinions on literature and politics, consider the following two collections of lectures and essays.

*Aspects of the Novel  by E. M. Forster
*Abinger Harvest  by E. M. Forster