From E. M Forster (1879-1970)

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Edward Morgan Forster (born January 1, 1879, London, England—died June 7, 1970, Coventry, Warwickshire) was British novelist, essayist, and social and literary critic. His fame rests largely on his novels Howards End (1910) and A Passage to India (1924) and on a large body of criticism. After attending Cambridge University, Forster decided to devote his life to writing. During the First World War, Forster spent three years in Alexandria, doing civilian war work.