Maurice Author:E. M. Forster "The Literary Sensation of the Year" (Playboy) — Maurice was written in 1913 when E.M. Forster was at the peak of his magnificent creative powers. Not until after his death, however, was this unexpurgated masterpiece published. The reason for this delay was painfully simple. The theme of the novel is homosexual love, for so long a taboo... more » subject and here treated with unsurpassed sensitivity and unashamed candor.
E.M. Forster was born in 1879 and died in 1970. During his lifetime, his novels, stories, and essays established him as a master of modern literature. With the posthumous publication of Maurice, the world has a great new novel by one of the most distinguished writers of our century.
"Foster wrote with a suppleness and unassuming poise nobody else in this century has matched!" (Newsweek)