The Quickening

DigiCat, 16 sep 2022 - 263 pagina's
Francis Lynde's novel, 'The Quickening', is a gripping tale that explores themes of love, betrayal, and redemption set against the backdrop of the American West. Lynde's intricate prose and vivid descriptions bring the rugged frontier to life, creating a sense of immediacy and intensity in the narrative. The author's use of dialogue adds depth to the characters and enhances the novel's authenticity, making it a compelling read for fans of historical fiction. 'The Quickening' is a classic example of Western literature that captures the essence of the era with its richly drawn characters and evocative storytelling. Francis Lynde's own experiences as a journalist and editor provided him with a keen insight into the human condition, which he skillfully weaves into the fabric of the novel. His background in journalism lends a sense of realism to the narrative, grounding the story in a tangible reality that resonates with readers. Lynde's ability to blend historical accuracy with emotional depth makes 'The Quickening' a must-read for anyone interested in the complexities of the human heart and the enduring power of love and forgiveness.

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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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