Parade's End Volume I: Some Do Not...: 1 by Ford Madox Ford,Max Saunders

By Ford Madox Ford,Max Saunders

a few Do Not..., the 1st quantity of Parade's finish, introduces the important characters: Christopher Tietjens, a super mathematician; his astonishing, untrue spouse Sylvia; and the younger Suffragette Valentine Wannop. It starts off with the cataclysmic weekend that throws Tietjens and Valentine jointly. It leads to 1917 because the are at the verge of changing into fanatics, earlier than Tietjens prepares to come to front and possible demise. a few Do Not... is an unforgettable exploration of the tensions of a society dealing with disaster, because the energies of sexuality and gear erupt into violence. a few Do Not... comprises: the 1st trustworthy textual content, in accordance with the manuscript and primary variations; a big serious advent by way of Max Saunders, Ford's acclaimed biographer; an account of the novel's composition and reception; a reconstruction of Ford's dramatic unique finishing, released whole for the 1st time; annotations explaining historic references, army phrases, literary and topical allusions; a whole textual gear together with transcriptions of vital deletions and revisions; a bibliography of additional reading.

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