Popular American writer John Galsworthy was born in 1853. He attended a prestigeous school because his father wanted John to be a lawyer. Thus, John entered the Oxford University. But some time later be told his father about his wish to become a writer.
His literally career began at the age of seventeen when he studied at the Oxford University. His works established him as one of America’s leading authors. John Galsworthy wrote some scientific books and such articles as «All about writer», «Thinking about art», «The art and the war». All of them were devoted to the role of art in our life.
«The Forsyte Saga» was published in 1922 in May. It is the most famous work by John Galsworthy. From this novel we get to know about the Forsyte family. The main character is Miss Forsyte. When she was a little girl her mother died, her father had run away with foreign girl. One could not call the Forsyte family united, but its member tried to help each other.
«The Forsyte Saga» was the best work by John Galsworthy. «It was the happiest day in my life», said John to his friends when it was published. But it was very difficult for him to write this novel because to some degree it was his autobiography. «Old Jolyon», for example, is a copy of his father.