Richard Canning - E.M. Forster


Title: Brief Lives: E.M. Forster
Author: Richard Canning

Genre: Biography

Love/Hate?: Love
Rating: 5/5
Did you finish?: Yes

One-sentence summary: Brief, readable, gay-friendly bio on E.M. Forster

Why did you get this book?: I received a review copy from LibraryThing

Do you like the cover?: Yes

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Review: This compact but highly readable biography is a fantastic introduction to E.M. Forster. Canning writes candidly about Forster's homosexuality and the impact being closeted had on Forster's fiction. Best for someone who's read a little Forster, this is still an enjoyable bio for anyone curious about writers, English colonial history, or BGLTQ history.

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