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The Good Soldier By Ford Madox Ford

The Good Soldier
by Ford Madox Ford

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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ZOE HELLERWhen John Dowell and his wife befriend Edward and Leonora Ashburnham they appear to be the perfect couple. 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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The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ZOE 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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The Good Soldier Reviews


"The narrative casts a mesmeric spell... intelligent, beautifully written, heartfelt and true, and a great book" * Sunday Times *
"I would rather have written Ford Madox Ford's novel than all the books I have written. After reading it a dozen times, I still find a mystery at its heart... an exercise in elegance and a triumph of structure. I am always imitating it and always failing. The prose makes my heart ache with envy" -- Ruth Rendell * Guardian *
"An astounding novel" * The Times *
"Sometimes the best presents come in small packages...masterful" * Daily Telegraph *
"A central figure, artistically and influentially, in the modern movement...a masterpiece of Impressionism, as well as of intricate plotting, technical manipulation and powerful irony" * Guardian *

About Ford Madox Ford


Ford Madox Ford was born on 17 December 1873 in Merton, Devon. He began writing in the 1890s and both his fiction and his criticism are celebrated. His most famous works are The Good Soldier (1915) and Parade's End (1924-8). His other major contribution to literature was the foundation of the English Review in 1908 and the Transatlantic Review in 1924. Ford changed his surname from Hueffer in 1919 after serving in the British army in France during the First World War. After 1927 Ford lived in the United States and France, and he died in Deauville on 26 June 1939.

Additional information

GOR003866913
The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Ford
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2010-03-04
272
0099540673
9780099540670
N/A
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