The Forsyte Saga And A Modern Comedy

Galsworthy John

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Heinemann/Octopus
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 1976
Edition: First Edition

Description: 1052 pages. Book and Jacket are both in Very good condition throughout.

Publishers Description: The Forsyte Saga is a series of three novels and two interludes published between 1906 and 1921 by John Galsworthy, an English author winner of the Nobel Prize in literature. The book chronicles the vicissitudes of the leading members of an upper class British family. Only a few generations appart from their farmer ancestors, the family members are keenly aware of their status as "new money". The main character, Soames Forsyte, sees himself as a "man of property" by virtue of his ability to accumulate material possessionsbut this might not succeed in bringing him pleasure... Some fragments of the saga, as well as the complete story, have been adapted to the screen on numerous occasions.

ISBN: 0905712099

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