Edward Morgan Forster (1879-1970) was an English novelist, a short story writer and an essayist. He was born in London (England), studied at Cambridge and travelled to around the world. His most famous works include A Room with a View, Howards End, A Passage to India etc. He was a Literature Nobel Prize Nominee, sixteen times. Forster became acquainted with Cavafy in Alexandria (Egypt) during World War I and had a long-term correspondence with him. He introduced Cavafy’s work to the English public and persistently tried to convince the Alexandrian poet to publish his entire work in English.