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Review: The Good Soldier

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

So, I read this book in my endeavor to try some of the works of various expatriates. I liked it. It is obvious from the start that Ford is a great writer. I did not know much about the author or book ... Read full review

Review: The Good Soldier

User Review  - Eleanor - Goodreads

Mysterious and extraordinary. It is bemusing to start with, but very well worth staying the course. In the end, quite heartbreaking in the way the characters destroyed themselves and each other. Read full review

Review: The Good Soldier

User Review  - Victoria Young - Goodreads

The Good Soldier is an amazing feat of plot construction. This is the best example of how an unreliable narrator (John Dowell) and fragmentary plot can be used to reveal intricacies of character that ... Read full review

Review: The Good Soldier

User Review  - David - Goodreads

"The Good Soldier" is a southern European opera masquerading as Fitzgerald's "Tender is the Night". It's that nuts. I have no idea what these people think they are doing. Isn't it supposed to be the ... Read full review

Review: The Good Soldier

User Review  - Shane - Goodreads

This is indeed a sad story, where no one gets what they want. Based on a true story and revolving around two couples, one English the other American, and narrated by the American husband, this novel ... Read full review

Review: The Good Soldier

User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

I liked it. I have been pondering this book a bit since I finished it and - admittedly I struggled with the complex plot, the writing, the endless description of a series of affairs and their ... Read full review

Review: The Good Soldier

User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

Reading Hemingway's A Moveable Feast brought me back to Ford, an author whose most well known piece of fiction has been on my perpetual "to read" list. Hemingway's less than flattering portrayal of ... Read full review

Review: The Good Soldier

User Review  - David - Goodreads

The evidence that I am a complete Philistine continues to accumulate, as yet another acknowledged classic sails right over my head. I did not like "The Good Soldier", for various reasons. Here are a ... Read full review

Review: The Good Soldier

User Review  - Lostinanovel - Goodreads

Embarrassed to say that I somehow missed this one. I know it is highly acclaimed and my fellow readers here seem to love it, but i must be missing something. The narrator is frustratingly stupid and ... Read full review

Review: The Good Soldier

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

Wow, was this well done. I almost wrote 'fantastic', but that didn't seem appropriate to the mood of the piece. It is also throughly soul-crushing, of course, but that shouldn't affect your reading ... Read full review


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