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The Statesmen Snowbound by Robert Fitzgerald is a mesmerizing literary work that captures the readers' imagination from the very first page. Set in a remote town in the heart of a brutal winter, this book tells the story of a group of intelligent and resourceful politicians who find themselves trapped due to an unexpected snowstorm.

Fitzgerald's writing style is masterful, effortlessly weaving together rich descriptions, complex characters, and a captivating plot. The author's attention to detail is remarkable, allowing readers to vividly visualize the frost-covered landscapes and feel the bone-chilling cold that surrounds the characters. His ability to create atmospheric tension is truly exceptional, keeping readers on the edge of their seats, eagerly turning pages to find out what happens next.

One of the strengths of The Statesmen Snowbound lies in its cast of characters. Each politician is carefully crafted, possessing their own unique traits and motivations. As the snowstorm intensifies, the characters' true natures are gradually revealed, leading to unexpected alliances, conflicts, and revelations. Fitzgerald skillfully explores the intricacies of human nature, delving into themes of loyalty, integrity, and power dynamics within the realm of government.

Another commendable aspect of this book is Fitzgerald's exploration of political intrigue. He expertly delves into the intricate workings of the political world, exposing the shady dealings and moral compromises individuals make to accomplish their goals. The author's in-depth knowledge of politics is evident in the way he incorporates realistic political maneuvers into the narrative, adding layers of depth and authenticity to the story.

One minor critique of The Statesmen Snowbound is that at times the pacing becomes slow, particularly during the middle sections of the book. However, Fitzgerald compensates for this with his elegant prose and profound insights into human nature. His ability to delve into the characters' innermost thoughts and emotions evokes a sense of empathy and understanding, making up for any temporary lulls in the plot.

Overall, The Statesmen Snowbound is a compelling and thought-provoking novel that will captivate lovers of both political and literary fiction. Fitzgerald's evocative descriptions, well-crafted characters, and intricate exploration of human nature make this book a must-read for those seeking a deep and engaging literary experience. Despite its occasional slower pace, this novel shines as a testament to the power of storytelling and the complexities of the human spirit.

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Illustrated by Wad el Ward

New York and Washington THE NEALE PUBLISHING COMPANY 1909



I. The Funeral

II. Senator Bull and Mr. Ridley Trials and Tribulations of the Newly Fledged Member

III. Colonel Manysnifters An Outing with the "Jewels"

IV. An Accident Dinner

V. Senator Bull's Story

VI. Representative Holloway Has the Floor

VII. Representative Van Rensselaer Unfolds a Strange Tale

VIII. Senator Wendell Reads "The Creaking of the Stairs"

IX. Senator Hammond's Experience

X. Mr. Callahan's Story

XI. What Happened to Denmead

XII. O'Brien's Narrative

XIII. An Uninvited Guest


Senator Bull and Sammy Ridley

President Madison

Senator Pennypacker

Colonel Ross Addressing the Jury

"Stick to the Thirteenth Commandment!"

The Kiss

Manuel Villasante

Papa Villasante

"Upon each stair the clear impression of a naked human foot!"

"Ah Moy, shrieking, turned and fled!"

"Shoved a revolver right up in the teeth of the prosperous one!"

"Writes the dramatic criticisms for the moving picture shows"

"Framed in the doorway stood one of the finest examples of the early Gothic I have ever seen"

Professor Habib

An Uninvited Guest

The Statesmen Snowbound



Toward the close of the th Congress I was designated a member of a committee on the part of the House to accompany the remains of the late Senator Thurlow to their last resting place at the old home in Kentucky... Continue reading book >>

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