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The Good Soldier
by Ford Madox Ford and Sara Haslam and Keith Carabine




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With an Introduction and Notes by Sara Haslam, Department of English, The Open University.

The Good Soldier is a masterpiece of twentieth-century fiction, an inspiration for many later, distinguished writers, including Graham Greene. Set before the First World War, it tells the tale of two wealthy and sophisticated couples, one English, one American, as they travel, socialise, and take the waters in the spa towns of Europe.

They are 'playing the game', in style. That game has begun to unravel, however, and with compelling attention to the comic, as well as the tragic, results the American narrator reveals his growing awareness of the sexual intrigues and emotional betrayals that lie behind its fa ade.

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Overview

With an Introduction and Notes by Sara Haslam, Department of English, The Open University.

The Good Soldier is a masterpiece of twentieth-century fiction, an inspiration for many later, distinguished writers, including Graham Greene. Set before the First World War, it tells the tale of two wealthy and sophisticated couples, one English, one American, as they travel, socialise, and take the waters in the spa towns of Europe.

They are 'playing the game', in style. That game has begun to unravel, however, and with compelling attention to the comic, as well as the tragic, results the American narrator reveals his growing awareness of the sexual intrigues and emotional betrayals that lie behind its fa ade.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781840226539
  • ISBN-10: 1840226536
  • Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
  • Publish Date: February 2010
  • Page Count: 192
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 4.9 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds

Series: Wordsworth Classics

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