The Good Soldier
by Ford Madox Ford
Publisher: The Bodley Head 1915
Number of pages: 262
Handsome, wealthy, and a veteran of service in India, Captain Edward Ashburnham appears to be the ideal "good soldier" and the embodiment of English upper-class virtues. But for his creator, Ford Madox Ford, he also represents the corruption at society's core.
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