A Modern Comedy
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    The White Monkey: The Forsyte Chronicles, Book 4 | John Galsworthy

    The White Monkey: The Forsyte Chronicles, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By John Galsworthy
    • Narrated By David Case
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    The White Monkey is the fourth of the nine novels in The Forsyte Chronicles and marks the opening of the second trilogy in the series, called A Modern Comedy. In this new chapter, Fleur and Michael Mont begin to question their marriage when their good friend, author Wilfred Desert, can no longer contain his passion for Fleur. Fleur finds herself torn between her love for Michael and passion for Wilfred.

    keep going

    If you've read and enjoyed the Forsyte Saga and wonder if it's worth continuing on with the next three (or even the next six) books - IT IS! Y..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 09 2008 by connie (Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada)
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    The Silver Spoon | John Galsworthy

    The Silver Spoon

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By John Galsworthy
    • Narrated By David Case
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    Galsworthy┬┐s masterly portrait of the Forsyte family continues here with the fifth novel, The Silver Spoon, coming second in the second trilogy, called A Modern Comedy.

    I wish Soames's story could go on forever

    It took me a good hour to get used to the narrator's British accent (the pace may have been a factor), but he has really brought to life Soames, who i..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 23 2011 by loix ()
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    Swan Song | John Galsworthy

    Swan Song

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By John Galsworthy
    • Narrated By David Case
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    The "man of property", Soames Forsyte, has mellowed with the passing of the years until, in his old age, he is a patient and benign figure, guarding with especial tenderness the welfare of his daughter, Fleur. But all his watchfulness and devotion are powerless to avert tragedy when Fleur revives her old love affair with Jon Forsyte on Jon's return to England with his American wife.

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