The Good Soldier is a masterpiece of twentieth-century fiction and an inspiration for many writers, including Graham Greene.
Set before the First World War, it tells the tale of two wealthy couples – one British, one American – as they travel, socialize, and take the waters in the spa towns of Europe.
Sexual intrigues and emotional betrayals unfold with comic and tragic results
It’s nearly thirty years since a friend lent me Ford Madox Ford’s The Good Soldier (1915) and he’ll never get it back. I’ve read it five times since then – I like to revisit books. Of...Read more