“The Inheritors” is an eBook which is an electronic version of a book collaboration of Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford. It is an extravagant story published in 1901 which is considered a quasi-science fiction novel.
It showed how society evolved mentally and presented the gains and losses that can happen in the process. “The Inheritors” was written before the First World War and it sort of like predicted how the effects of corruption will lead to British society's downfall in the 20th century.
“The Inheritors” explains the societal shift of a generation of people in society who got used to interdependence which later got overturned by a more modern generation that practiced expediency, and that used their political influence to callously bring down an old order.
The narrator in “The Inheritors” is an up and coming writer who makes a transition from the old to the new practice on the personal level which eventually lead to his downfall.