Parade's End

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Ford Madox Ford’s masterpiece, a tetralogy set in England during World War I, is widely considered one of the best novels of the twentieth century. 

   First published as four separate novels (Some Do Not . . ., No More Parades, A Man Could Stand Up—, and The Last Post) between 1924 and 1928, Parade’s End explores the world of the English ruling class as it descends into the chaos of war. Christopher Tietjens is an officer from a wealthy family who finds ...

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Overview

Ford Madox Ford’s masterpiece, a tetralogy set in England during World War I, is widely considered one of the best novels of the twentieth century. 

   First published as four separate novels (Some Do Not . . ., No More Parades, A Man Could Stand Up—, and The Last Post) between 1924 and 1928, Parade’s End explores the world of the English ruling class as it descends into the chaos of war. Christopher Tietjens is an officer from a wealthy family who finds himself torn between his unfaithful socialite wife, Sylvia, and his suffragette mistress, Valentine. A profound portrait of one man’s internal struggles during a time of brutal world conflict, Parade’s End bears out Graham Greene’s prediction that “There is no novelist of this century more likely to live than Ford Madox Ford.”

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“There are not many English novels which deserve to be called great: Parade’s End is one of them.” —W. H. Auden
Library Journal
11/01/2013
Four novels, published from 1924 to 1928, about an Englishman's world both at home and as an army officer. Stylistically, not an easy read. A general audience may be more drawn to the HBO five-part series, now available on DVD and Blu-ray.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307744203
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/3/2012
  • Series: Parade's End Series
  • Pages: 912
  • Sales rank: 167,077
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.54 (h) x 1.57 (d)

Meet the Author

Ford Madox Ford (1873–1939), was born in England. Author of The Good Soldier, Parade’s End, and The Fifth Queen, he is also remembered for founding two influential literary journals and championing many of the leading modernist writers of the day.

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Table of Contents

Some Do Not... 3
No More Parades 291
A Man Could Stand Up-- 503
The Last Post 677
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 1, 2013

    Best read EVER!

    A classic that everyone should read to understand the futility of war.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted December 19, 2012

    Silence

    She coughs.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2012

    lacy

    Where have you been.....connor and i broke up for good we havent been together for 4 days.....

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