E. M. Forster (1879 -1970) was an English novelist, known for his examinations of early twentieth century British society. He attended King's College, Cambridge, and travelled extensively in Europe before writing the novels that made him famous - Where Angels Fear to Tread, The Longest Journey, A Room With A View, Howard's End and A Passage to India, which won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1924. His social circle included Siegfried Sassoon, Christopher Isherwood, and members of the Bloomsbury Group. He died of a stroke in 1970, aged ninety-one.
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