Mr. Forster's Pageant

Maxwell, William
February 1961
New Yorker;2/18/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p129
The article focuses on the book "Alexandria: A History and a Guide," by E.M. Forster. The book owes its existence partly to accident. It was conceptualized during the First World War when Forster volunteered for service in the Red Cross and was stationed in Alexandria. The first half of the book covers the history of Alexandria and the second half is planned like a guidebook.


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