The Quickening

DigiCat, 16 sep 2022 - 263 pagina's
In 'The Quickening,' Francis Lynde crafts a compelling narrative that fuses the ethos of early 20th-century America with timeless themes of morality, ambition, and redemption. Lynde's prose is both evocative and accessible, rendering a tale that mirrors the tension between technological progress and the enduring nature of the human spirit. The literary style bridges the realist tradition with hints of romanticism, reflecting the dynamic transformation of American society during the period. As a DigiCat Publishing edition, the book has been meticulously preserved and presented, ensuring that the original texture of Lynde's work is accessible to contemporary readers, thereby contributing to the perpetuation of literary heritage. The Quickening is a testament not only to its era but also to the enduring relevance of thoughtful literature. Francis Lynde's own experience as a civil engineer and his firsthand insight into the industrial landscapes of America profoundly influenced his storytelling. His narratives often revolved around strong characters caught in the maelstrom of technological advancements and ethical dilemmas. Lynde's background provided a sturdy foundation for the vivid and authentic depictions of human ingenuity and its complexities in 'The Quickening.' The author's dedication to exploring the nuanced intersection of individual will and societal pressures is evident throughout this work, offering a rich exploration of themes that resonated deeply in his time and continue to echo in ours. This edition of 'The Quickening' is recommended for readers who appreciate literature as a mirror to the human condition and as a commentary on the societal shifts that underpin our history. Scholars and enthusiasts of early 20th-century American literature will find in Lynde's work an invaluable reflection of the period's sensibilities. Moreover, anyone seeking a narrative that thoughtfully engages with the dilemmas of progress and integrity will be richly rewarded by this classic. Embracing both the literary prowess of Lynde and the careful stewardship of DigiCat Publishing, 'The Quickening' stands as a beacon of cultural and historical significance poised to inspire yet another generation of readers.

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Francis Lynde (1856–1930) was an American author distinguished for his works that combined suspense with romantic adventure, typifying early 20th-century popular literature. Lynde's career burgeoned in an era when the expanding market for fiction spurred a demand for serialized stories and novels. 'The Quickening' stands as a testament to Lynde's narrative prowess, showcasing his deft interweaving of legal and moral quandaries within a setting that illustrates the industrial boom—a recurrent theme in Lynde's writings. Born amid the rugged terrains of Lewiston, New York, Lynde later earned his degree in Civil Engineering, an expertise perceptibly influencing his literary landscapes. Often selecting backdrops resonant with industrial development, his detailed settings support character developments and complex plotlines. Beyond 'The Quickening,' Lynde's prolific output included over 25 novels, imbuing each with realism and intrigue, as well as scores of short stories. His notable works include 'The Grafters,' 'The Empire Builders,' and 'The Master of Appleby,' all of which solidified his reputation in early American popular fiction. Although today he may not be as widely recognized as some contemporaries, Lynde's contributions to the adventure and romance genres are nonetheless significant, reflecting the economic and social changes of his time.

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