The day before Christmas, in the year of our Lord
Broad snow-meadows glistening white along the banks
of the river Moselle; pallid hill-sides blooming with
mystic roses where the glow of the se...
Writer, minister, critic, professor, outdoorsman--Henry Van Dyke was a man of multiple talents and great energy. As a literary critic he supported the basic tenets of the Genteel Tradition well into t...
From the opening pages of his first novel, Henry Van Dyke has shown that he is a masterful novelist, an "original" artist with his own voice, his own style, his "language couched in wit and eloquence....