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To Let is the concluding novel in John Galsworthy's beloved series The Forsyte Saga. Blissfully unaware of their shared families' sordid histories, a pair of second cousins who are descendents of different branches of the Forsyte family fall in love at first sight. Will they be able to make it work, despite the baggage of generations of failed Forsyte romances, or will fate conspire against them?
John Galsworthy emerged as one of the most popular British dramatists and fiction writers of the earliest twentieth century, creating works such as the enduring popular Forsyte Saga, which consisted of a series of interlinked novels and short stories. Although Galsworthy is best remembered for his novels, he was also famed as a playwright. The Fugitive gained attention in its day as a gripping work of suspense and realism.
One of the most prolific and respected authors of the early twentieth century, John Galsworthy was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1932. Although not as well-known as the five novels that comprise his enduringly popular Forsyte Saga, Beyond displays Galsworthy's fiction-writing prowess at its best.
John Galsworthy published numerous volumes of poetry over the course of his lengthy literary career, and his talent for lyrical turns of phrase is evident in every tale brought together in the collection Villa Rubein and Other Stories. The title story centers on painter Alois Harz, who finds himself falling head over heels in love with a young woman on holiday when he least expects it. But circumstances beyond his control—and a dark...
Famed English playwright and novelist John Galworthy, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1932, first gained critical and popular acclaim for a series of novels and short stories called The Forsyte Saga, which followed multiple generations of a nouveau riche family of aristocrats. Fraternity focuses on the intricate dynamics of family relationships and romantic entanglements, rendered in Galsworthy's inimitably nuanced style....
English novelist and playwright John Galsworthy was one of the most acclaimed writers of his time, and his fan base has continued to expand in the years since his death as new generations of readers discover his work. The Country House touches on many same themes that Galsworthy's best-known works explore, including the tribulations facing a new class of landed gentry in nineteenth-century England.
The keen insight and multidimensional characters that enliven the works of English novelist John Galsworthy, such as The Forsyte Saga, are also brought to bear in The Dark Flower. This emotionally gripping tale focuses on the intertwined fates of four women, each of whom is facing a critical juncture in her life.
Originally published under a pseudonym, the wickedly satirical novel The Burning Spear is John Galsworthy's send-up of the utter strangeness of life in wartime. Protagonist John Lavender works himself up into a patriotic frenzy, leaves behind the comforts of his quiet life and home, and sets forth on a quixotic quest to seek adventure and honor.
Throughout his life, playwright and novelist John Galsworthy had a keen interest in the notion of imprisonment and confinement, and as an adult, he devoted a great deal of his focus to advocating for the humane treatment of prisoners. These themes bleed into his creative work in the 1910 play Justice, which addresses the problems with England's criminal justice system on both a practical and a philosophical level.
Beloved as the creator of the series of novels known as the Forsyte Saga, John Galsworthy also dabbled in fictional forms that were less epic in scope. This collection of sketches and short works of fiction offer a less intimidating introduction to Galsworthy for confirmed fans and curious new readers alike.
Many of John Galsworthy's novels and plays discuss issues of social justice, and in the 1915 novel The Freelands, he turns his attention to the emergence of an agricultural revolution in England and its profound class implications. At the same time, the work has happier themes as well, including an abiding love for and copious descriptions of the English countryside and several blossoming romances among the young residents of the area.
Clergyman Michael Strangway is an all-too-rare example of a man of the cloth who is deeply devoted to his work and passionate about helping others. But when tragedy strikes close to home, he finds himself torn between doing the right thing and doing the thing that his heart desires most. And when the townspeople get wind of Strangway's dilemma, a scandal starts to brew.
Well-known as a playwright and novelist, John Galsworthy was also a passionate patriot and supporter of Britain during World War I. Although he himself was too old to engage in active combat, he volunteered the use of his family estate to be used as a convalescent home for wounded soldiers, and he helped the war effort by penning an array of stories and essays with pro-British themes. Another Sheaf is the second of two such collections of...