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Extended Audio Sample The Forsyte Saga - Volume 1: The Man of Property, by John Galsworthy
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: John Galsworthy Narrator: Martin Jarvis Publisher: CSA Word Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Soames Forsyte's great desire to own things even extends to his captivating wife, Irene. Jealous of her friendships with others, he concocts a plan to move her away to the countryside, where he might come to own her completely. Resisting his bitter intentions, she falls for architect Philip Bossiney, who is unfortunately engaged to her best friend (and Soames' cousin), June Forsyte.

A gripping drama, CSA Word's 'The Man of Property', the first book of 'The Forsyte Saga', is an absorbing audio production that faithfully and movingly serves Galsworthy's masterful prose. Also includes the much-acclaimed 'Indian Summer of a Forsyte'. Download and start listening now!


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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Sara | 4/2/2011

    " I don't know why, maybe I wasn't in the right mood, but I didn't enjoy this as much as I should have. Great story, dramatic family... but I just couldn't dig my teeth into the way I usually do. I will probably give the next in the series a chance... in a while. Or I may just watch the BBC version. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Eric | 3/10/2011

    " I found the book a quick read, with a fascinating story. The characters represent many facets of the human condition. Looking forward to reading the rest of the saga. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Laurele | 12/30/2009

    " I so enjoy Galsworthy's wry, dry, elegant prose! This is the first book of the Forsyte Saga trilogy. I plan to complete the trilogy and then read the six other books about the Forsytes this year. plus the short Interludes. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Darryl | 1/21/2009

    " This book was pretty interesting and definitely well-written. It really sucks you into the characters. The story isn't what you would call compelling (sort of soap opera-esque), but somehow it's very engaging. "

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