It is now some years since this little story was set
afloat on the sea of books. It is not a man-of-war,
nor even a high-sided merchantman; only a small, peaceful
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....