Vintage Fiction

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The Moon Is Down

The Moon Is Down

by John Steinbeck

In this masterful tale set in Norway during World War II, Steinbeck explores the effects of invasion on both the conquered and the conquerors. As he delves into the emotions of the German commander and the Norwegian traitor, and depicts the spirited patriotism of the Norwegian underground, Steinbeck uncovers profound, often unsettling truths about war—and about human nature. Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck’s self-described “celebration of the durability of democracy”... Read more about this item
Just David

Just David

by Eleanor H Porter

Just David is a 1916 children's novel by Eleanor H. Porter. It was among the top six bestsellers in cities across the United States in 1916, and in July 1916 it was the second bestselling novel. Originally published by Houghton Mifflin, it tells the story of a young boy, David, who must learn to adapt to living with others after the death of his recluse father; along the way, the villagers and his adoptive parents adopt as much or more to him.
I Capture the Castle

I Capture the Castle

by Dodie Smith

I Capture the Castle is Dodie Smith's first novel, and was published in 1948. Smith, who wrote the novel during a sojourn in America, was already an established playwright and later became famous for authoring the children's classic The Hundred and One Dalmatians. I Capture the Castle relates the adventures of an eccentric family, the Mortmains, struggling to live in a decaying English castle in the 1930s. The story is told by Cassandra Mortmain, a bright teenager, through her personal journal.
The Angel's Game

The Angel's Game

by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

CARLOS RUIZ ZAFÓN, author of The Shadow of the Wind and other novels, is one of the world’s most read and best-loved writers. His work has been translated into more than forty languages and published around the world, garnering numerous international prizes and reaching millions of readers. He divides his time between Barcelona and Los Angeles.
Black Easter

Black Easter

by James Blish

Black Easter is a Nebula Award-nominated fantasy novel by James Blish in which an arms dealer hires a black magician to unleash all the Demons of Hell on earth for a single day. It was first published in 1968. The sequel is The Day After Judgment. Together, those two very short novels form the third part of the thematic "After Such Knowledge" trilogy (title from T. S. Eliot's "Gerontion," "After such knowledge, what forgiveness?") with A Case of Conscience and Dr.... Read more about this item
The Dragon Painter

The Dragon Painter

by Mary McNeil Fenollosa

The Tall Woman

The Tall Woman

by Wilma Dykeman

Of Lena Geyer

Of Lena Geyer

by Marcia Davenport

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The Grimoire

by Montague Summers

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The Blue Envelope

by Sophie and Frances Rogers Kerr

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Flaxie Kittyleen

by Sophie May

Vintage Fiction Books & Ephemera

For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls

by Hemingway, Ernest

Many consider For Whom the Bell Tolls to be author Ernest Hemingway’s finest work. Inspired by Hemingway’s time as a war correspondent for The North American Newspaper Alliance during the Spanish Civil War, For Whom the Bell Tolls is a stark and brutal commentary on the nature of war, sacrifice, and death. In fact, many believe his work is among the best depictions of the Spanish Civil War written. As with some of Hemingway’s other work, many of the characters, experiences, and... Read more about this item
The Two Vanrevels

The Two Vanrevels

by Tarkington, Booth

It was long ago in the days when men sighed when they fell in love; when people danced by candle and lamp, and did dance, too, instead of solemnly gliding about; in that mellow time so long ago, when the young were romantic and summer was roses and wine, old Carewe brought his lovely daughter home from the convent to wreck the hearts of the youth of Rouen.
Trilby

Trilby

by Du Maurier, George

Includes bibliographical references.
Where the Blue Begins

Where the Blue Begins

by Morley, Christopher

The Plutocrat

The Plutocrat

by Tarkington, Booth

The Peasants

The Peasants

by Reymont, Ladislas

The Keeper Of the Bees

The Keeper Of the Bees

by Stratton-Porter, Gene

Marching On

Marching On

by Boyd, James