John Galsworthy was known in his day as a playwright, but he is now best remembered for The Forsyte Saga, a series of three novels and two interludes that explore the social dynamics of the nouveau riche. Galsworthy campaigned for various social causes in his writing, including prison reform, censorship issues, women's rights, and the rights of animals. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1932.
Nobel Laureate and one of the most famous English novelists and playwrights of the early 20th century. Galsworthy is known for his portrayal of the English upper classes and for his social satire.