Publisher description for The good soldier : a tale of passion / Ford Madox Ford.
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Ford Madox Ford wrote The Good Soldier, the book on which his reputation most surely rests, in deliberate emulation of the nineteenth-century French novels he so admired. In this way he was able to explore the theme of sexual betrayal and its poisonous after-effects with a psychological intimacy as yet unknown in the English novel.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Married people Fiction, Middle class Fiction, Friendship Fiction, Adultery Fiction, British Germany Fiction, Bad Nauheim (Germany) Fiction