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The Forsyte Saga (Oxford World's Classics)

The Forsyte Saga (Oxford World's Classics)
Author: John Galsworthy
ISBN 13: 9780199549894
ISBN 10: 199549893
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2008-09-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 912
List Price: $15.95

The three novels which make up The Forsyte Saga chronicle the ebbing social power of the commercial upper-middle class Forsyte family between 1886 and 1920. Galsworthy's masterly narrative examines not only their fortunes but also the wider developments within society, particularly the changing position of women. This is the only critical edition of the work available, with Notes that explain contemporary artistic and literary allusions and define the slang of the time.