The Good Soldier
Set just before World War I, The Good Soldier chronicles the tragedies of the lives of two seemingly perfect couples. The novel is told using a series of flashbacks, it also makes use of the device of the unreliable narrator as the main character gradually reveals a version of events that is quite different from what the introduction leads you to believe. The novel was loosely based on two incidents of adultery and on Ford's messy personal life.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser 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