Parade's End by Ford Madox Ford
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Ford structures this grim continuation with characteristic boldness.
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Synopsis

This monumental novel, divided into four separate books, celebrates the end of an era, the irrevocable destruction of the comfortable, predictable society that vanished during World War I.
 

About Ford Madox Ford

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Ford Madox Ford is the renowned modernist author of several novels, including The Good Soldier and No Enemy.
 
Published January 3, 2012 by Vintage. 914 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, History, War, Travel. Non-fiction
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Good
Reviewed by Simon Hammond on Sep 08 2012

The novel's real pleasures stem from its hysteria, its rampant sexual monomania, its broken-hearted pessimism and wild-eyed nostalgia.

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Above average
Reviewed by Julian Barnes on Aug 24 2012

Ford structures this grim continuation with characteristic boldness.

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Excellent
Reviewed by Pam Norfolk on Aug 20 2012

Ford’s narrative weaves between past and present, from the drawing rooms of England to the trenches of France and the armistice, placing a catastrophic war within a complex social, moral and psychological framework.

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