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Author: John Galsworthy Narrator: Neil Hunt Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Forsyte Saga Release Date: March 2014 ISBN: 9781490625423
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The three novels that make up The Forsyte Saga have long been recognized as masterpieces of twentieth-century literature, and Galsworthy as one of its leading exponents. Scandal, tragedy, despair, rape, accidental death, marriage, remarriage and a healthy leavening of births all unfold against a rolling backdrop of a world war. This monumental trilogy by the Nobel Prize-winning author chronicles the lives of three generations of an upper-middle-class London family obsessed with money and respectability.

In this first novel of the trilogy, The Man of Property, Soames Forsyte, the titular man, is married to the enigmatic Irene. She is the most prized item of his impressive collection of beautiful things. But when she balks at his controlling rigidity and falls in love with the penniless architect Bosinney, their affair touches off a series of events which can only end in disgrace and disaster.

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About the Author

Author John Galsworthy

John Galsworthy (1867–1933), English novelist and playwright, went to Oxford to study law but turned to literature after he met Joseph Conrad on a voyage. The Man of Property (1906), the first of the Forsyte Chronicles, established his reputation. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1932.

About the Narrator

Neil Hunt is an audiobook narrator whose readings include books by W. Somerset Maugham, Nevil Shute, and John Masters.