The Good Soldier

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Bloomsbury Academic, May 17, 2011 - Performing Arts - 104 pages

“This is the saddest story I have ever heard.”
So begins Julian Mitchell's stage adaptation of Ford Madox Ford's classic novel, The Good Soldier, a tale of deceit, delusion, and disintegrating marriage in pre-war Britain. Two seemingly upstanding couples find their friendships enveloped by scandal and tragedy, as the fašade of wealth and privilege falls away and details of their indiscretions emerge.
A fascinating new stage adaptation from an award winning writer.

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User Review  - hemlokgang - LibraryThing

This is quite a novel, not at all what I expected. Set up as a tale told by the author to the reader while sitting by the fire, let's just say it would have lasted all night long! An American couple ... Read full review

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User Review  - AlisonY - LibraryThing

Written in 1914, with the title The Good Soldier you'd be forgiven for expecting this classic to be a war novel. However, the nearest we come to notions of war in this novel are those of the domestic ... Read full review

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