Parade's End - Part 2: No More Parades

  • by Ford Madox Ford
  • Narrated by John Telfer
  • 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This is the second novel in the series of four, depicting the meeting, courtship and ultimate fulfilment of two modern heroes, Christopher Tietjens and Valentine Wannop, despite social condemnation, personal travails and World War I.


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Part one is excellent and full of events/characters. This one contains one event with in depth observation of war time characters and behaviours. Gonna start next part straight away.
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- RabbitLemon

Poetic, Complex and Very Moving

What did you like most about Parade's End - Part 2: No More Parades?

The book retains an intensity and a sense of tragedy throughout. The constant shifting of time and place within the narrative is disturbing in a way that adds to the story. The continued evocation of the phrase "no more parades" is an elegy. Ford can convey a comic and ridiculous side to his characters and their society without undermining the horror of war and its machinations.

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- Roderic

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-08-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios