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Good Soldier (Vintage International)

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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."

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ISBN:
9780679722182
Editor:
McDonald, Erroll
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Introduction by:
Schorer, Mark
Introduction:
Schorer, Mark
Author:
Ford, Ford Madox
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
Adultery
Subject:
British
Subject:
Married people
Subject:
Middle class
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Bad Nauheim (Germany) Fiction.
Subject:
Bad Nauheim
Subject:
Adultery -- Fiction.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;novel;20th century;literature;british;adultery;classic;modernism;classics;england;1910s;unreliable narrator;marriage;english;english literature;british literature;germany;20th century literature;wwi;romance;war;uk;love;english fiction;american;sui
Subject:
fiction;novel;20th century;literature;british;adultery;classic;modernism;classics;england;1910s;unreliable narrator;marriage;english;english literature;british literature;germany;20th century literature;wwi;romance;war;uk;love;english fiction;american;sui
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage International (Paperback)
Series Volume:
0000
Publication Date:
19890331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 0.64 in 0.59 lb

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