Between Friends

Between Friends

By

3
(4 Reviews)
Between Friends by Robert W. Chambers

Published:

1914

Pages:

52

Downloads:

4,285

Share This

Between Friends

By

3
(4 Reviews)

Book Excerpt

"And you conclude it to be a rather dreadful business?"

"Yes, it is."

"How?"

"Oh, I don't know. A girl usually loves the wrong man. To be poor is always bad enough, but to be in love, too, is really very dreadful. It usually finishes us--you know."

"Are you in love?" he inquired, managing to repress his amusement.

"I could be. I know that much." She went to the sink, turned on the water, washed her hands, and stood with dripping fingers looking about for a towel.

"I'll get you one," he said. When he brought it, she laughed and held out her hands to be dried.

"Do you think you are a Sultana?" he inquired, draping the towel across her outstretched arms and leaving it there.

"I thought perhaps you'd dry them," she said sweetly.

"Not in the business," he remarked; and lighted his pipe.

Her hands were her particular beauty, soft and snowy. She was much in demand among painters, and had posed many times for pictures of the Virgin, her hands usua

Readers reviews

5
4
3
2
1
3.0
Average from 4 Reviews
3
Write Review
It’s a love story on the surface, but the underlying plot tells of a man who was harboring anger against a friend who had grossly betrayed him. Circumstances develop which allows him to get revenge but that results in torturing himself even more. He cleanses himself of the hatred in the end and able to reconcile things. For me the book was mediocre, so I can’t affirm if you will like it or not, but it’s a short story so may be worth reading.
This is a story of revenge...a dark gloomy artist uses his beautiful model as a weapon against his most hated enemy...A somewhat moralistic story. Hard to believe the girl would like a guy like that.
JD Steiner - A Deep, Thought-Provoking Escape
FEATURED AUTHOR - JD Steiner is an American young-adult fiction writer, born and raised, and currently at home in the suburbs north of Chicago. Inspired by speculative sciences, human nature and all things creative, JD is also a parent, spouse, and the concierge of their busy household. Holding no formal degree, but with a lifetime of daily practical application, classes, workshops, retreats, and now, published work, writing is entwined into the very fiber of JD's being. She believes in her calling; to create… Read more