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Felix O'Day

Francis Hopkinson Smith

Felix O'Day is a Quixotic Irishman who offers up his title and cash to save his father from dishonor. Then he ought to travel to New York on the lookout for his silly young wife, who has fled and is inflicting havoc along the street. The scene is set in New York. While Felix has the reader's full compassion, and the exquisite characters are sincerely rendered, the unconventional lacks the flicker of many previous masterpieces. Felix O'Day, an Irish baronet, travels to New York City in pursuit of his spouse, Barbara, who left him for a guy named Dalton greater than a yr before. Dalton became also liable for O'Day's loss of cash. O'Day methods a neighborhood priest for help in finding Barbara in order that he can help her. Barbara is located by way of Martha, her former nurse, and Martha's brother Stephen, who attempted to assist O'Day in finding Barbara. However, after they determined Barbara, they had no concept in which to locate O'Day. Barbara now is living at Martha's condo to protect herself from Dalton, who abuses her.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publish Date: Feb 1st, 2024
  • Pages: 230
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.52in - 0.65lb
  • EAN: 9789361429842
  • Categories: Mystery & Detective - GeneralRomance - Historical - GeneralAction & Adventure

About the Author

Smith, Francis Hopkinson: - Francis Hopkinson Smith was an American writer, artist, and engineer. He laid the groundwork for the Statue of Liberty, penned numerous novels, and garnered accolades for his paintings. F. Hopkinson Smith was the great uncle of G. E. Kidder Smith, an American architect, novelist, and photographer who lived from 1913 to 1997. Smith was born in Baltimore, Maryland on October 23, 1838, as a descendant of Francis Hopkinson, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. He graduated from the Boys' Latin School in Maryland. His first popular work was Col. Carter of Cartersville (1891). His novels Tom Grogan (1896) and Caleb West (1898) were the best-selling books in the United States in their respective years of release. On March 1, 1915, Smith notified the Carmel Arts and Crafts Club in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, that his collection of fifteen original paintings had been shipped for an exhibition at the Club from June 8 to June 26, 1915. It was his first trip out West. On April 7, 1915, he died in his New York City residence.