The Silver Spoon
by John Galsworthy
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2010
Fleur and Michael Mont entertain the glittering society characters of the day in their new, elegant, and fashionable house. As always, Fleur's father - Soames Forsyte - is constantly by the side of his daughter, spoiling and watching over her. But London after the war is a place of carefree attitudes that are alarming and baffling to old Soames.
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