Through the Eye of the Needle (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Through the Eye of the Needle (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by William Dean Howells
     
 

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This 1907 utopian romance is the final volume in the trilogy that includes A Traveler from Alturia (1894) and Letters of an Alturian Traveler (1904). The novel takes the form of letters from the protagonist, Aristides Homos, to his friend Cyril. In New York City, Homos falls in love with Evelith Strange, a socialite whose lifestyle conflicts with

Overview


This 1907 utopian romance is the final volume in the trilogy that includes A Traveler from Alturia (1894) and Letters of an Alturian Traveler (1904). The novel takes the form of letters from the protagonist, Aristides Homos, to his friend Cyril. In New York City, Homos falls in love with Evelith Strange, a socialite whose lifestyle conflicts with her Christian values—values that Homos could help her regain back in utopian Alturia, if she accepts his offer to go.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411459175
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
07/05/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
252
File size:
325 KB

Meet the Author


William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was an American novelist and critic.  He edited the Atlantic Monthly from 1871-1881, where he championed literary realism and advanced the careers of such important American writers as Mark Twain, Stephen Crane, and Henry James.  His best known novel is The Rise of Silas Lapham (1885).

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