The Good Soldier: A Tale of Passion

The Good Soldier: A Tale of Passion

Ford Madox Ford


In 1998, the fashionable Library ranked the nice Soldier thirtieth on its checklist of the a hundred most sensible English-language novels of the twentieth century. Set earlier than global conflict I, the radical is advised utilizing a chain of flashbacks in non-chronological order, via a slightly unreliable narrator; for because it seems, the tale isn't what we're ended in think at the start. The novel’s unique identify was once “The Saddest Story”, from the novels commencing strains “This is the saddest tale i've got ever heard”; despite the fact that, with the onset of global warfare I, the publishers requested Ford for a brand new name, to which he satirically steered “The stable Soldier”, and so it was once named.

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