The Good Soldier

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Oneworld Classics, 2010 - Adultery - 192 pages
'The Good Soldier' tells the stories of two outwardly happy couples who meet at a health spa in Germany just before the start of the First World War, and whose loveless, adultery-ridden relationsips are strained and gradually disintegrate, with tragic consequences.

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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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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

A classic novel dealing with the dissection of three marriages. But the narrator himself is revealed as unreliable, so where is the reader left by the tales? In addition Ford writes this novel in a ... Read full review

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