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The Good Soldier (Vintage Classics)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

"One of the finest novels of our century."  —Graham Greene
 
The Good Soldier is a brilliant and heart-rending evocation of destructive passion. When John Dowell and his wife befriend Edward and Leonora Ashburnham they appear to be the perfect couple. He is a distinguished soldier and she is beautiful and intelligent. However, what lies beneath the surface of their marriage is far more sinister and their influence leads John into a tragic drama that threatens to destroy everything he cares about.

Synopsis:

The Good Soldier is a brilliant and heart-rending evocation of destructive passion.

With an Intoduction by Zoë Heller

When John Dowell and his wife befriend Edward and Leonora Ashburnham, they appear to be the perfect couple. He is a distinguished soldier and she is beautiful and intelligent. However, what lies beneath the surface of their marriage is far more sinister and their influence leads John into a tragic drama that threatens to destroy everything he cares about.

About the Author

FORD MADOX FORD began writing in the 1890s and both his fiction and his criticism are celebrated. His most famous works are The Good Soldier and Parade's End. His other major contribution to literature was his founding of the English Review in 1908 and the Transatlantic Review in 1924.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780099540670
Author:
Ford, Ford Madox
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Introduction by:
Heller, Zoe
Introduction:
Heller, Zoe
Author:
Heller, Zoe
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Romance - Suspense
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;novel;literature;20th century;british;classic;adultery;modernism;classics;1910s;england;unreliable narrator;english;english literature;marriage;british literature;germany;20th century literature;wwi;uk;love;romance;war;english fiction;ford madox f
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
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Classics
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 1.5 in 0.42 lb

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Romance » Suspense
History and Social Science » Military » General History
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Product details 272 pages Vintage Books USA - English 9780099540670 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The Good Soldier is a brilliant and heart-rending evocation of destructive passion.

With an Intoduction by Zoë Heller

When John Dowell and his wife befriend Edward and Leonora Ashburnham, they appear to be the perfect couple. He is a distinguished soldier and she is beautiful and intelligent. However, what lies beneath the surface of their marriage is far more sinister and their influence leads John into a tragic drama that threatens to destroy everything he cares about.

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