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E.M.Forster’s The Hill of Devi 1953


Title: The Hill of Devi
Author: E.M.Forster
Publisher: Arnold
Publication Date: 1953 (second edition)
Format: Hardback with dust jacket
Condition: This book is in good condition for its age other than some minor signs of wear.

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Reader's note

At Christmas, 1912, Mr Forster paid a short visit to the State of Dewas Senior in Central India, and in 1921 he spent 6 months there as a temporary private secretary to Maharajah and as a member of the court. Devi (pronounced “Davy”) which gives its name to the book, was a sacred hill overlooking the capital city, and the book itself describes as only Mr Forster could in his experiences in “the oddest corner of the world outside Alice in Wonderland.” An interesting read which reveals the background against which A Passage To India was written.