The Last Puritan: A Memoir in the Form of a Novel

Cover is green with gilt lettering on front and spine. Spine is darkened. 6"x8" with 602 pages. 1935 novel by the Spanish-American philosopher George Santayana, set largely in the fictional town of Great Falls, Connecticut; Boston; and England, in and around Oxford. It relates the life of Oliver Alden, the descendant of an old Boston family. Santayana wrote of the novel that "it gives the emotions of my experiences, and not my thoughts or experiences themselves."


  • The Last Puritan
  • George Santayana
  • Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936
  • First edition