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  • Published: 1 May 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409059912
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

The Good Soldier




A brilliant and heart-rending evocation of destructive passion.

A brilliant and heart-rending evocation of destructive passion.

When John Dowell and his wife befriend Edward and Leonora Ashburnham they appear to be the perfect couple. He is a distinguished soldier and she is beautiful and intelligent. However, what lies beneath the surface of their marriage is far more sinister and their influence leads John into a tragic drama that threatens to destroy everything he cares about.

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ZOE HELLER

  • Published: 1 May 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409059912
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

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Praise for The Good Soldier

I would rather have written Ford Madox Ford's novel than all the books I have written. After reading it a dozen times, I still find a mystery at its heart... an exercise in elegance and a triumph of structure. I am always imitating it and always failing. The prose makes my heart ache with envy

Ruth Rendell, Guardian

An astounding novel

The Times

Sometimes the best presents come in small packages...masterful

Lionel Shriver, Daily Telegraph

A central figure, artistically and influentially, in the modern movement...a masterpiece of Impressionism, as well as of intricate plotting, technical manipulation and powerful irony

Guardian

A sense of ambiguity and fluidity, of there being no absolutes, only relativities, is dazzlingly displayed in The Good Soldier

Economist

The narrative casts a mesmeric spell... intelligent, beautifully written, heartfelt and true, and a great book

Sunday Times

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