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Don Orsino (Saracinesca, #3)
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishings Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the worlds literature. Kessinger ...more
Paperback, 452 pages
Published May 4th 2005 by Kessinger Publishing
(first published January 1892)
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An oldie that is hard to find. Published in 1892, I was reading the 1912 edition by McMillan, and the book did smell like it was 98 years old. (Gottta figure out how to bottle and sell "Old Book" scent as a cologne). Two major plotlines in Don Orsino, and it won't turn out the way you think - the inguenue is misjudged and the unselfish heroine of the novel, yet Orsino never really values her until it is too late.
Francis Marion Crawford (1854-1909) was an American writer noted for his many novels. He was born at Bagni di Lucca, Italy. In 1879 he went to India, where he studied Sanskrit and edited the Allahabad Indian Herald. Returning to America he continued to study Sanskrit at Harvard University for a year, contributed to various periodicals, and in 1882 produced his first novel, Mr Isaacs. This book had ...moreMore about Francis Marion Crawford...