John Galsworthy | Critical Essay by The Times Literary Supplement

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of John Galsworthy.
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SOURCE: A review of The Forsyte Saga, in The Times Literary Supplement, No. 1066, June 22, 1922, p. 411.

In the following review, the critic praises Galsworthy's ability to create familiar and sympathetic characters in The Forsyte Saga.

At various times Mr. Galsworthy has written three novels and two short stories about the same family. The last of the novels brings the chronicle down to the year 1920. It is therefore closed, at least for some time, and Mr. Galsworthy has taken the opportunity of grouping all these works within one cover. He has also, and, we cannot help thinking, unluckily, taken the opportunity of presenting all these works as if they were one work. So regarded, they make, at least at first sight, a very imposing whole. It is a volume of over eleven hundred pages. It contains more characters...

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