The Forsyte Saga (Blackstone Audio, Inc.)
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    The Forsyte Saga | John Galsworthy

    The Forsyte Saga

    • UNABRIDGED (42 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By John Galsworthy
    • Narrated By Fred Williams
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    Performance
    (168)
    Story
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    The three novels that make up The Forsyte Saga chronicle the ebbing social power of the commercial upper-middle class Forsyte family through three generations, beginning in Victorian London during the 1880s and ending in the early 1920s. Galsworthy's masterly narrative examines not only their fortunes but also the wider developments within society, particularly the changing position of women.

    AUGH!!!! This Reader is TERRIBLE

    I was so looking forward to this months credit because I have wanted to listen to this book.. it has everything I love in an audio book.. and the revi..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 02 2008 by Michelle (Nashua, NH, USA)
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    The Man of Property: The Forsyte Saga, Book 1 | John Galsworthy

    The Man of Property: The Forsyte Saga, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By John Galsworthy
    • Narrated By David Case
    Overall
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    (65)
    Story
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    The Man of Property, the first novel in Galsworthy's epic social satire The Forsyte Saga, introduces us to Soames Forsyte, a solicitor and prominent man of his important family. Accustomed to getting whatever he wants, he sets his sights with absolute determination on the beautiful Irene in spite of her pennilessness and her indifference to him.

    Five stars aren't enough...

    ... for this masterpiece of writing and narration. Galsworthy's tender, wicked irony is perfectly captured and conveyed by David Case, who is THE mas..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 14 2007 by victoria (New York, NY, United States)
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    In Chancery: The Forsyte Saga, Book 2 | John Galsworthy

    In Chancery: The Forsyte Saga, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs)
    • By John Galsworthy
    • Narrated By David Case
    Overall
    (63)
    Performance
    (34)
    Story
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    In Chancery, the second novel in John Galsworthy's epic social satire The Forsyte Saga, follows the events of A Man of Property. After suffering the death of her lover and abuse from her husband, Soames, Irene Forsyte finally leaves her marriage for good. Though socially disgraced by her affair, she forms a bond with Old Jolyon, a father of the Forsyte clan who had grown distant from the family after reconciling with one of his outcast sons.

    Keeps getting better

    I've just finished the second volume and the story keeps getting better! One note about the recording: in the last hour of the recording there is som..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 27 2009 by Chad (Pampa, TX, USA)
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    To Let: The Forsyte Saga, Book 3 | John Galsworthy

    To Let: The Forsyte Saga, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By John Galsworthy
    • Narrated By David Case
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (43)
    Performance
    (20)
    Story
    (19)

    In To Let, Irene's son Jon and Soames' daughter Fleur, now both 19 years old, fall in love. But when Jon learns of the past feud between their families, he decides that he cannot marry Fleur. To drive her from his mind, he travels to America with his mother Irene. Fleur now throws herself at her long-standing admirer, Michael Mont, a fashionable baronet's son, and the two are married.

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