The Blue Flower

The Blue Flower

by Henry Van Dyke

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The Blue Flower by Henry Van Dyke

Sometimes short stories are brought together like parcels in a basket. Sometimes they grow together like blossoms on a bush. Then, of course, they really belong to one another, because they have the same life in them.
The stories in this book have been growing together for a long time. It is at least ten years since the first of them, the story of The Other Wise Man, came to me; and all the others I knew quite well by heart a good while before I could find the time, in a hard-worked life, to write them down and try to make them clear and true to others. It has been a slow task, because the right word has not always been easy to find, and I wanted to keep free from conventionality in the thought and close to nature in the picture. It is enough to cause a man no little shame to see how small is the fruit of so long labour.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781517524302
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/25/2015
Pages: 84
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.17(d)

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