Edward Payson Roe (March 7, 1838 – July 19, 1888) is an American writer, priest and pastor. Edward Payson Roe was born in Moodna, Orange County, New York. He studied at Williams College and at Auburn Theological Seminary. During the American Civil War, he wrote articles for newspapers and then lectured about the war and wrote for periodicals. At the time, he was a very popular novelist, especially among middle-class people. His novels have been translated into several European languages.
The book describes the old garden, and the aged man who grew young within it, are not creations, but sacred memories. The author narrates the reader the lifestyle and experience of this man, his ups and downs. Read the story till the end to know what happened with him!