Synopses & Reviews
The second in John Galsworthys celebrated series of novels The second part of the Forsyte Saga chronicles the downfall of an upper middle class family in the turbulent period of social change at the end of the 19th and start of the 20th centuries. This book tells of the struggle between Soames and his beautiful wife Irene, who leaves him but cannot persuade him to grant a divorce. Abridged.
"Jarvis excels in conveying all the pathos and pain of Galsworthy's characters." —Observer
About the Author
John Galsworthy (1867-1933) was a celebrated writer and dramatist, and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1932. Martin Jarvis is an accomplished actor who has been described by Vanity Fair as "the Olivier of audiobooks."