Parade's End [NOOK Book]

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A Man Could Stand Up –, the third volume of Parade’s End, brings Ford’s characters to the ‘crack across the table of History’, across which lie their uncertain post-war futures. Divided into three parts, the novel is a kaleidoscopic vision of society at a climactic moment. The Armistice Day fireworks heard by Valentine Wannop in London with which the novel opens are echoed in the nightmare bombardment of the second part, as we are taken back to the war and Christopher Tietjens, staggering through the mud of No ...
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Parade's End

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Overview

A Man Could Stand Up –, the third volume of Parade’s End, brings Ford’s characters to the ‘crack across the table of History’, across which lie their uncertain post-war futures. Divided into three parts, the novel is a kaleidoscopic vision of society at a climactic moment. The Armistice Day fireworks heard by Valentine Wannop in London with which the novel opens are echoed in the nightmare bombardment of the second part, as we are taken back to the war and Christopher Tietjens, staggering through the mud of No Man’s Land with a wounded soldier in his arms. The final section returns to Armistice Day and joins the two characters in a frenetic dance, while Tietjens’ wartime comrades smash glasses drunkenly around them.
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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: 9780307744210
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/3/2012
  • Series: Parade's End Series
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 352,564
  • File size: 3 MB

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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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2012

    Silence

    She coughs.

    1 out of 22 people found this review helpful.

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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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