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Book Title: The Man of Property|
Date of issue: June 1st 2008
ISBN 13: 9780755340859
The author of the book: John Galsworthy
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 1.83 MB
Edition: Headline Book Publishing
Read full description of the books The Man of Property:The vicissitudes of the leading members of the newly propertied Forsyte family are followed in this captivating series set at the turn of the century. London of the 1880s: The Forsyte family is gathered—gloves, waistcoats, feathers, and frocks—to celebrate the engagement of young June Forstye to an architect, Philip Bosinney. The family is intrigued but wary of this stranger in their midst, who they nickname "the Buccaneer". Amongst those present are Soames Forsyte and his beautiful wife Irene—his most prized possession. With that meeting, a chain of heartbreaking and tragic events is set in motion that will split the family to the very core!
Read information about the authorJohn Galsworthy was an English novelist and playwright whose literary career spanned the Victorian, Edwardian and Georgian eras.
In addition to his prolific literary status, Galsworthy was also a renowned social activist. He was an outspoken advocate for the women's suffrage movement, prison reform and animal rights. Galsworthy was the president of PEN, an organization that sought to promote international cooperation through literature.
John Galsworthy was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1932 "for his distinguished art of narration which takes its highest form in The Forsyte Saga."
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