By John Galsworthy

John Galsworthy OM (1867-1933) used to be an English novelist and playwright. he's seen as one of many first writers of the Edwardian period; hard in his works many of the beliefs of society depicted within the preceeding literature of Victorian England. He gained the Nobel Prize for literature in 1932. impressive works comprise The Forsyte Saga (1906-1921) and its sequels, a latest Comedy and finish of the bankruptcy. From the 4 Winds was once Galsworthy's first released paintings in 1897, a set of brief tales. those, and several other next works, have been released less than the pen identify John Sinjohn and it's going to now not be till The Island Pharisees (1904) that he could start publishing below his personal identify. His first play, The Silver field (1906) grew to become a hit, and he it up with the fellow of estate (1906), the 1st within the Forsyte trilogy. besides different writers of the time equivalent to Shaw his performs addressed the category method and social concerns, of the easiest recognized being Strife (1909) and the outside online game (1920).

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