Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of William Dean Howells which are The Rise of Silas Lapham and The Lady of the Aroostook. William Dean Howells was an American realist novelist, literary critic, and playwright, nicknamed "The Dean of American Letters". Novels selected for this book: - The Rise of Silas Lapham - The Lady of the Aroostook This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.