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At the fashionable German spa town Bad Nauheim, two wealthy, fin de siecle couples — one British, the other American — meet for their yearly assignation. As their story moves back and forth in time between 1902 and 1914, the fragile surface propriety of the pre — World War I society in which these four characters live is ruptured — revealing deceit, hatred, infidelity, and betrayal. "The Good Soldier" is Edward Ashburnham, who, as an adherent to the moral code of the English upper class, is nonetheless consumed by a passion for women younger than his wife — a stoic but fallible figure in what his American friend, John Dowell, calls "the saddest story I ever heard."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394713861
Publisher:
Vintage
Location:
New York :
Author:
Ford, Ford Madox
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Adultery
Subject:
British
Subject:
Married people
Subject:
Middle class
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Bad Nauheim (Germany) Fiction.
Subject:
Bad Nauheim
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage International
Series Volume:
AC 00-44 S
Publication Date:
1983
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.98 x 5.14 x .61 in .5 lb

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