A Fool For Love

A Fool For Love

by Francis Lynde


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A Fool for Love tells the story of an exciting duel between a railway monarch who is celebrated as a hard fighter, and a young civil engineer, over a strip of track that means the right of way for two competing lines, forms the theme of this novel. The love comes into the story by means of a pretty girl, niece of the railroad magnate, who is divided in her mind between loyalty to her relative and a strong fancy for the young engineer. The story abounds in incident and is brightly and pleasantly told.

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ISBN-13: 9781987056471
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 03/25/2019
Series: Railroading Classics , #2
Pages: 126
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Francis Lynde (1856-1930) was a prolific writer, with short fiction appearing in magazines like Munsey’s as early as 1894. A decade later, he began a long relationship with The Popular Magazine.

By 1910 when Scribner’s published The Taming of Red Butte Western, Lynde had already published six novels, plus a couple dozen serialized stories in magazines. In later years, three of his stories would find their way to film.

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