THE CHRISTMAS ANGEL
It was the hour of rest in the Country Beyond the
Stars. All the silver bells that swing with the
turning of the great ring of light which lies around
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....