The three novels which make up The Forsyte Saga chronicle the ebbing social power of the commercial upper-middle class
Forsyte family between 1886 and 1920. Galsworthy's masterly narrative examines not only their fortunes but also the
wider developments within society, particularly the changing position of women. This is the only critical edition of the
work available, with Notes that explain contemporary artistic and literary allusions and define the slang of the time.
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