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The Man of Property / Indian Summer of a Forsyte (Forsyte Chronicles: Forsyte Saga, Bk 1)
The Man of Property / Indian Summer of a Forsyte - Forsyte Chronicles: Forsyte Saga, Bk 1 Author:John Galsworthy The Man of Property — In this first novel of the Forsyte Saga, Galsworthy details Soames Forsyte's desire to own things, including his beautiful wife, Irene Forsyte (nee, Heron). He is jealous of her friendships and wants that she should be his alone. He concocts a plan to move her to the country, away from everyone, but she resists his grasping ... more »intentions and falls in love with architect Philip Bossinney. However, Bossinney is the fiance of her friend June Forsyte, the daughter of Soames's cousin Jolyon.
Indian Summer of a Forsyte
In a short interlude after The Man of Property, Galsworthy delves into the newfound friendship between Old Jolyon Forsyte (June's grandfather) and Irene, who has left Soames. This attachment gives Old Jolyon pleasure, but exhausts his strength. He leaves Irene money in his will.« less