Book List in Order: 17 titles

  • Another brilliant example of Evan Connell’s art, The Patriot deals with an American boy who grew to maturity with World War II. He had learned his father’s patriotism, and then, through the impact of firsthand experience, formulated his own.Melvi...


  • Karl Muhlbach, hero of Evan Connell’s previous novel, The Connoisseur, has a new obsession—a beautiful, nubile girl-about-New York named Lambeth Brent, whose puzzling background and swinging activities lead Muhlbach into dark areas, causing new re...


  • Evan S. Connell is by any measure one of America’s greatest living writers. His restraint, concision, and perfect pitch lend themselves stunningly to the short story form. He intuitively senses when to explain and when to let silence stand in speec...



  • Capturing the spirit of arcane writing, Evan S. Connell delivers spectacular and esoteric prose as he imagines the journals of seven alchemists. The first is Paracelsus, the famous sixteenth-century alchemist, who is followed by an array of distinct ...


  • From the critically acclaimed and best-selling author of Son of the Morning Star and Deus Lo Volt! comes a biography that breaks the mold-recounting with stunning immediacy the uncommon genius behind the renowned Spanish painter. Darkly brilliant and...


  • God wills it! The year is 1095 and the most prominent leaders of the Christian world are assembled in a meadow in France. Deus lo volt! This cry is taken up, echoes forth, is carried on. The Crusades have started, and wave after wave of Christian pil...


  • "Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even the most basic details surrounding the Little Bighorn. Evan S...


  • The story begins with the unhappy marriage of junior clerk Earl Summerfield to the much older Bianca. Feeling victimized by his cold wife and mocking superiors at work, Earl decides to keep a diary, a chronicle of his apparently crumbling marital rel...






  • Through entries in journals, Paracelsus and other sixteenth-century alchemists offer their views of Paracelsus, alchemy, and the world. By the author of Son of the Morning Star, Mr. Bridge, and Mrs. Bridge. Reprint....



  • Focuses on Prester John, Columbus, Paracelsus, seekers after sunken Atlantis and the lost treasure of the Aztecs, and other extraordinary men and women who have gone beyond the familiar and explored the unknown...


  • Acclaimed author Evan S. Connell sends us through the complete experience of a man initially intrigued and then enslaved by art: a curious interest, a rapt fixation, and the becoming of a connoisseur. The Connoisseur trails the evolution of Muhlbach,...


  • Walter Bridge is an ambitious lawyer who redoubles his efforts and time at the office whenever he sense that his family needs something, even when what they need is more of him and less of his money. Affluence, material assets, and comforts create a ...


  • Praise for Notes from a Bottle Found on the Beach at Carmel A unique tour de force The New York Times Book Review One of the most remarkable books that I have read in a long time. Kenneth Rexroth Mr. Connell's NOTES are what one intelligent, s...


  • This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning...


  • First edition of the author's first book bound in tan cloth and boards. A VG+ copy in a VG- dust jacket. Soiling to the edges of the book's upper page block. The pages are slightly darkened at their edges. Small rubs to the spine tips. Dust soiling t...