The Forsyte Saga: Over the River by John Sir Galsworthy

The Forsyte Saga: Over the River

John Sir Galsworthy
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  • ISBN
    9780755340934 / 0755340930
  • Title The Forsyte Saga: Over the River
  • Author John Sir Galsworthy
  • Category Sagas
  • Format
  • Year 2009
  • Pages 304
  • Publisher
    Headline Book Publishing
  • Imprint Headline Review
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 127mm x 23mm x 193mm


Soames Forsyte has built a good life for himself with his second wife Annette, and he has a new focus and purpose—his beautiful, beloved daughter Fleur. But the sins of the father come flooding back to cast a shadow over his child's future. When Fleur, a vibrant and impetuous young woman, catches the eye of warm-hearted and idealistic Jon Forsyte at a chance meeting, it seems fate is determined to torture them all with the hurts of the past!""

Publisher Description

When Clare's husband pursues her she vows she will never return and sets about fighting him in bitter divorce proceedings. Dinny supports her sister all the way, but she has her own heartache to conquer, a grief which threatens to embitter her life for ever. Will the sisters make it safely over the river, or is the stream of painful memories destined to engulf their future?

Author Biography

John Galsworthy was born on August 14, 1867, in Surrey and came from an established, wealthy family. Called to the Bar in 1890, he soon decided to abandon law and turn to writing. THE FORSYTE SAGA is his most celebrated work, but he was also a successful dramatist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1932. In 1891 Galsworthy met his cousin's wife Ada Nemesis Pearson and they embarked on a scandalous affair, eventually marrying after Ada's divorce in 1905. John Galsworthy died on January 31, 1933.

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