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E. M. Forster Biography | Author of A Passage to India

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Author Biography

When Edward Morgan Forster completed A Passage to India, he was in his mid-forties and was already a respected and relatively successful novelist. Between 1905 and 1910 he had published four well-crafted Edwardian novels of upper-middle class life and manners: Where Angels Fear to Tread (1905), The Longest Journey (1907), A Room With a View (1908), and Howards End (1910). However, although he had continued to write short stories as well as another novel, Maurice (published in 1971, after Forster's death), he published little in the decade after Howards End.

Born in London on January I, 1879, E. M. Forster was an only child. His father, an architect, died when Forster was only a year old. The boy was raised by his mother, grandmother, and his father's aunt, who left Forster the sum of 8,000 pounds in her will. This large amount of money eventually paid for Forster's education and his early travels. Early in the new...

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