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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  - Ann - Goodreads

I've wanted to read something by Ford Madox Ford for a long time. (It intrigues me a bit that without the middle name you have Ford Ford.) His writing seems similar to what I think of as 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  - Marialyce - Goodreads

I truly thought this novel was outstanding. The characters were so complex and the plot presented itself like the layers of an onion, each one needing to be peeled back in order to find the true story ... Read full review

Review: The Good Soldier

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

This isn't really a book you can just read. I tried that a few months ago when I took out the Penguin copy, but I got bogged down by Ford's style and couldn't get past the half point. Then I tried ... 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  - Tony - Goodreads

THE GOOD SOLDIER. (1915). Ford Madox Ford (1873-1939). *****. This is the first novel I've read by Ford, but was so impressed with his narrative skill that I'm sure that I'll read more by him. Just as ... Read full review


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