Franklin Kane

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Author: Anne Douglas Sedgwick (Mrs. Basil de Sélincourt)
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 104,744 / 294 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 46.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 526
Added to site: 2006.07.23
mnybks.net#: 14165
Origin: gutenberg.org

This story of modern English and American life contains in the figure of Franklin Kane one of the most subtle and attractive character studies in recent fiction. In every way it is worthy of the brilliant author of "Valerie Upton."

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She had felt empty and aimless before seeing her; since seeing her she felt more empty, more aimless than ever. It was an absurd impression, and she tried to shake it off with the help of a recent volume of literary criticism, but it coloured her mind as though a drop of some potent chemical had been tipped into her uncomfortable yet indefinable mood, and had suddenly made visible in it all sorts of latent elements.

It was curious to feel, as a deep conviction about a perfect stranger, that though the young lady in black might often know moods, they would never be undefined ones; to be sure that, however little she had, she would always accurately know what she wanted. The effect of seeing some one so hard, so clear, so alien, was much as if, a gracefully moulded but fragile earthenware pot, she had suddenly, while floating down the stream, found herself crashing against the bronze vessel of the fable.

A corrective to this morbid state of mind came to her with the evening post, and in the f

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