Parade's End by Ford Madox Ford audiobook

Parade's End

By Ford Madox Ford
Read by Steven Crossley

Simon & Schuster Audio
38.22 Hours 1
Format : Digital Download (In Stock)
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Ford Madox Ford’s World War I masterpiece Parade’s End is now available on audio for the first time ever! Ford Madox Ford’s tetralogy set in England during World War I is widely considered one of the best novels of the twentieth century.      First published as four separate novels (Some Do Not…, No More Parades, A Man Could Stand Up, and The Last Post) between 1924 and 1928, Parade’s End explores the world of the English ruling class as it descends into the chaos of war.      Christopher Tietjens is an officer from a wealthy family who finds himself torn between his unfaithful socialite wife, Sylvia, and his suffragette mistress, Valentine. A profound portrait of one man’s internal struggles during a time of brutal world conflict, Parade’s End bears out Graham Greene’s prediction that “there is no novelist of this century more likely to live than Ford Madox Ford.”

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Summary

Summary

Ford Madox Ford’s World War I masterpiece Parade’s End is now available on audio for the first time ever!

Ford Madox Ford’s tetralogy set in England during World War I is widely considered one of the best novels of the twentieth century.
     First published as four separate novels (Some Do Not…, No More Parades, A Man Could Stand Up, and The Last Post) between 1924 and 1928, Parade’s End explores the world of the English ruling class as it descends into the chaos of war.
     Christopher Tietjens is an officer from a wealthy family who finds himself torn between his unfaithful socialite wife, Sylvia, and his suffragette mistress, Valentine. A profound portrait of one man’s internal struggles during a time of brutal world conflict, Parade’s End bears out Graham Greene’s prediction that “there is no novelist of this century more likely to live than Ford Madox Ford.”

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“There are not many English novels which deserve to be called great: Parade’s End is one of them.”  W.H. Auden
“The terrifying story of a good man tortured, pursued, driven into revolt, and ruined as far as the world is concerned by the clever devices of a jealous and lying wife.”  Graham Greene
“Possibly the greatest 20th-century novel in English.”  John N. Gray

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Author Bio: Ford Madox Ford

Author Bio: Ford Madox Ford

Ford Madox Ford (1873–1939) was a novelist, poet, literary critic, editor, and one of the founding fathers of English Modernism. He published over seventy books in his lifetime, perhaps most famously The Good Soldier. His books often centered on the conflict between traditional British values and those of the modern industrial society.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 38.22
Audience: Adult
Language: English