Howards End

novel by Edward Morgan Forster

Howards End is a novel by E. M. Forster, first published in 1910. it is about social conventions, personal relationships and conflicting values in Edwardian England.[1]

Some people think Howards End was Forster's best piece of work.[2] In 1998, the Modern Library ranked Howards End 38th on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. It was adapted into a film in 1992 starring Anthony Hopkins, Vanessa Redgrave, Emma Thompson, and Helena Bonham Carter. It was directed by James Ivory. It was nominated for 9 Academy Awards and won 3 Academy Awards.


  1. Drabble, Margaret (ed) 1985. The Oxford companion to English literature. Oxford, p478.
  2. Trilling, Lionel (1965). E.M.Forster. New York: New Directions, p114. ISBN 0811202100.