A Kentucky Cardinal, set in 1850, features a romance between a naturalist and a society girl. Its release established Allen's reputation as a writer with both readers and critics. Aftermath is Allen's sequel to A Kentucky Cardinal.Now the night is bitter cold, with no sounds outside but the cracking of the porches as they freeze tighter. ... things of this lifea and so stretched a horsehair above the opening between the window sashes; but the soul of my harp has departed. ... But the finest music in the room is that which streams out to the ear of the spirit in many an exquisite strain from the hanging shelf of books on the opposite wall.
|Title||:||A Kentucky Cardinal, Aftermath, and Other Selected Works|
|Author||:||James Lane Allen, William K. Bottorff|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 1967-01-01|