The Broken Road

ebook: The Broken Road

Sprache - Englisch

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In 'The Broken Road,' A. E. W. Mason unfolds a narrative of introspective journey and redemption, weaving together a deeply emotional story with the complexities of human nature and the inexorable march of destiny. The prose is crafted with Mason's characteristic blend of eloquent dialogue and descriptive scenes, situating itself within the rich tradition of early 20th-century British literature that bridges the aftermath of Victorian moral certitude and the burgeoning challenges of modernity. The stylistic elements and themes resonate with the literary context of the period, as the book engages readers through its exploration of the characters' inner landscapes and fractured lives.

Alfred Edward Woodley Mason was an English author and politician, and 'The Broken Road' surfaces as a profound reflection of his varied experiences and literary talents. Mason's own life, encompassed by the political turmoil of the times, the cultural shifts, and his service in World War I, undoubtedly infuses his fiction with a sense of authenticity and historical relevance. This particular piece may have been shaped significantly by Mason's engagement with the complexities of human emotion and moral dilemmas, which permeate his array of works, including the famous detective thriller 'The Four Feathers.'

'The Broken Road' is recommended to those who cherish classical literature that delves into the human psyche, confronts the struggles of life's journey, and illuminates the path to reconciliation with the past. It is an essential read for aficionados of historical fiction and admirers of A. E. W. Mason's oeuvre, offering a potent blend of profound reflection and narrative grace. By republishing this work, DigiCat Publishing honors its legacy, ensuring that contemporary audiences can appreciate its enduring value and the literary craftsmanship of an author whose work continues to speak across the ages.

About the Author

Alfred Edward Woodley Mason, commonly known as A. E. W. Mason (1865-1948), was a prolific English author best known for his classic adventure novel 'The Four Feathers' (1902). He was born in London and educated at Dulwich College, London, and Trinity College, Oxford. After a stint in acting, Mason turned his focus entirely to writing. Mason's literary style often fused elements of adventure with a deep understanding of human psychology and a rich sense of location, perhaps attributable to his travels and brief service as a war correspondent during the Boer War. Apart from 'The Four Feathers,' which remains his most celebrated work, Mason authored other notable books, including the lesser-known 'The Broken Road' (1907). Although 'The Broken Road' has not received the same critical acclaim as some of his other works, it nonetheless exemplifies Mason's knack for storytelling and his ability to translate the intricacies of human dilemma into compelling narrative form. Mason's literary contributions extend beyond fiction; he also served as a Liberal Member of Parliament. In the canon of early 20th-century British literature, Mason's body of work continues to captivate readers with its adventurous spirit and keen insights into the ethos of the era.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 234 Pages

Filesize: 632.3 KB

ISBN: 8596547333357