E.M. Forster (1879-1970) was a critic and novelist. Among his books are A Room with a View
, A Passage to India
, Howards End
, and Aspects of the Novel
. He discovered Eliza Fay’s Letters while living in India in 1921-22 and published two articles about her journey before compiling the notes that were originally published in the 1925 edition of the book.