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E. M. Forster

Writer and Novelist E. M. Forster

Full Name: Edward Morgan Forster
Profession: Writer and Novelist


Biography: Best known for his ironic and well-plotted novels examining class difference and hypocrisy in early 20th-century British society. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature 13 different years.

Born: January 1, 1879
Birthplace: Marylebone, Middlesex, England
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: June 7, 1970 (aged 91)

Historical Events

  • 1910-10-18 E. M. Forster publishes novel "Howards End"