Source: Zimmermann, Heiko, ed.  Aspects of E.M. Forster.  1 Mar. 2000 - 22 Feb. 2019. 22 Feb. 2019 <>.

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Posted by Peggy Cross ( on 14:52:00 18/05/10

Looking for his short story about people with pear shaped bodies communicating only through electronic means - as computers.

Pear Shaped Bodies

Posted by Heiko (editor) on 11:34:30 25/05/10

Doubt that there is a story like this written by Forster. I bet you are looking for "The Machine Stops", though (You'll find the full text in the writings section of this website (_Collected Short Stories_). A film adaptation can also be found on Youtube.)


Posted by Muhammad Ramiz-Ullah ( on 11:11:55 04/01/12

Two cheers democracy by E.M. Foster


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