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 »ou can't abandon Soames now - you must see how he (and English society) develop.
I went though all nine volumes last spring while stuck in bed, recovering from an illness. Although I found the first four books the strongest, all were above average listens to me. They (and David Case/F. Davidson's narration) were balm to my mind and helped me better understand the social history of the time covered. I hope to find time to listen to all again some day.
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 »s now one of my favorite fiction characters. I was pleasantly surprised to see the narrator try a Southern (SC) accent to great effect.