Literary Memories 1 January: Edward Morgan Forster


The Boypoet Remembers....

Edward Morgan Forster Edward Morgan Forster

Author: Edward Morgan Forster

Dates: 1 January 1879 – 7 June 1970

Nationality: English

Title of Book: Where Angels Fear to Tread

They were all at Charing Cross to see Lilia off–Philip, Harriet, Irma, Mrs. Herriton herself. Even Mrs. Theobald, squired by Mr. Kingcroft, had braved the journey from Yorkshire to bid her only daughter good-bye. Miss Abbott was likewise attended by numerous relatives, and the sight of so many people talking at once and saying such different things caused Lilia to break into ungovernable peals of laughter.

“Quite an ovation,” she cried, sprawling out of her first-class carriage. “They’ll take us for royalty. Oh, Mr. Kingcroft, get us foot-warmers.”

The good-natured young man hurried away, and Philip, taking his place, flooded her with a final stream of advice and injunctions–where to stop, how to learn Italian, when to use mosquito-nets, what pictures to look at. “Remember,”…

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I am a freelance writer and poet and started writing after raising my two boys as a way of discovering just who Jez is. That is still very much an on-going project but the journey so far has introduced me to many wonderful friends and fellow writers through an ever growing love of poetry.
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