The Forsyte Saga
From Library Staff
This sprawling saga of an upper-class English family won its author the Nobel Prize in Literature.
The three novels which make up The Forsyte Saga chronicle the ebbing social power of the commercial upper-middle class Forsyte family between 1886 and 1920. Galsworthy's masterly narrative examines not only their fortunes but also the wider developments within society, particularly the changing p... Read More »
Soames Forsyte is the brilliantly portrayed central figure of this novel, a Victorian who outlives the age, whose baffled passion for his beautiful but unresponsive wife Irene reverberates throughout the saga.