The White Monkey
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 1972
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Edition language: English
Series: The Forsyte Chronicles (#4)
This first part of the second of three (!) trilogies concerning the Forsytes does not have the epic sweep or grandeur of 'The Forsyte Saga'. Many of the more dynamic characters of the previous books are marginalized or not present at all, leaving us with Fleur and Michael, and her father Soames. The...
Not quite as compelling as the previous books. Just ok.
The epic story of the Forsyte family continues into the 1920's with the focus on Fleur and her husband Michael Mont. Fleur, who is marrying Michael because she can't have her cousin Jon Forsyte, struggles with a marriage that is empty of love and a sense of purpose. Soames is caught in a banking s...