The Forsyte Saga

The Forsyte Saga

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The Forsyte Sagais John Galsworthy's monumental chronicle of the lives of the moneyed Forsytes, a family whose values are constantly at war with its passions. The story of Soames Forsyte's marriage to the beautiful and rebellious Irene, and its effects upon the whole Forsyte clan,The Forsyte Sagais a brilliant social satire of the acquisitive sensibilities of a comfort-bound class in its final glory. Galsworthy spares none of his characters, revealing their weaknesses and shortcomings as clearly as he does the tenacity and perseverance that define the strongest members of the Forsyte family.This edition contains the three original novels --The Man of Property, In Chancery,andTo Let-- and their connecting interludes,Indian Summer of a ForsyteandAwakening.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Simon & Schuster, 2002, c1948
Edition: Scribner Paperback Fiction ed. --
ISBN: 9780743245029
Branch Call Number: FIC Galsw
Characteristics: xiv, 878 p. : ill
Alternative Title: Man of property
In chancery
To let


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Dec 23, 2009

Absolutely wonderful novel. I loved the way passion in particular was portrayed. The two movies made based on this book are great too.

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