Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch Books

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Adventures In Criticism

  [english | 1896]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Summary: [very good]
Genres: [criticism | essaysDownloads: 448

Brother Copas

  [english | 1911]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Summary: [Brother Copas by Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 186

Corporal Sam

  [english | 1910]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Summary: [A rather nice collection of short stories varying in setting from the English civil war (Cromwell Charles I) to the turn of the 20th century. An entertaining read.]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literatureDownloads: 79

Foe Farrell

  [english | ]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Summary: [Interesting action and adventure but more than half the book is 1900 /- British dialogue--too much for me.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 107

Fort Amity

  [english | 1904]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Summary: [Another absolutely superb work by this author. To think Id never heard of him until recently and only stumbled across him because of this much-appreciated web site (manybooks.net)!]
Genres: [romance | history | fiction and literatureDownloads: 129

From A Cornish Window

  [english | 1906]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Excerpts: [... which is the good housewife's right attitude towards literature-. Had you not better draw breath.. Thank you. I will: for the end of the ...... Letters. (1) Sir,-I, too, was disgusted with Mr. Algernon Dexter's cheap sneer at women's education. He has, it seems, 'no opinion' on ...... of empire. The man, you will perceive, dares to talk quite boldly about the human soul. Now you ...]
Genres: [humorDownloads: 410

Green Bays

  [english | ]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Excerpts: [... appeared in the 'Oxford Magazine.' A few are reprinted from 'The Speaker' and a few from certain works of fiction published by Messrs. Cassell and Co. CONTENTS. IN ...... companion. Why loyter I among the quicke,. When ye are gonne. Shalle I alone. Delayinge crye 'Anon, Anon'. Naye, let the spyder have my ...... our first an' our last for iver-. For Phelim O'Shea is disparsed in ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 475

Green Bays Verses And Parodies

  [english | ]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Summary: [Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (21 November 1863 ? 12 May 1944) was a British writer who published under the pen name of Q. He is primarily remembered for the monumental Oxford Book Of English Verse 1250?1900 (later extended to 1918) and for his literary criticism. He guided the taste of many who never met him including American writer Helene Hanff author of 84 Charing Cross Road its sequel Qs ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 74

Hetty Wesley

  [english | 1903]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Excerpts: [... corner, who sat on his backer's knee, shoeless, stripped to the buff, with an angry red mark on the right breast below the collar-bone a slight boy ...... been too hard for Hetty. He followed her up the stairs to his mother's room, and entering commanded his sisters with a gesture to sing the hymn to ...... in time to snatch the oar as it slipped over the side. But it had snapped ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | history | religionDownloads: 433

I Saw Three Ships

  [english | 1892]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Summary: [An enjoyable read of stories some quite short and others less so of England--particularly the duchy of Cornwall in the southwest--in earlier centuries. Most presented in the first persons of various characters to varying ends some droll some mildly spooky on the whole quite entertaining and recommended for all ages.]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literatureDownloads: 175

I Saw Three Ships And Other Winter Tales

  [english | ]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Summary: [An enjoyable read of stories some quite short and others less so of England--particularly the duchy of Cornwall in the southwest--in earlier centuries. Most presented in the first persons of various characters to varying ends some droll some mildly spooky on the whole quite entertaining and recommended for all ages.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 62

Merry Garden And Other Stories

  [english | 1907]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Excerpts: [... building so closely backed with cherry-orchards that the trees seem by their slow pressure to be thrusting the mud-walls down to the river's brink, ...... on education, but oftenest on his system and the good they ought to be deriving from it. Moreover, though they fed him well enough, according to promise, ...... excuse my askin'-. Tisn' for me to judge, said Nandy but they sit ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 313

News From The Duchy

  [english | 1913]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Excerpts: [... was upon me. The Norman porch might wait. It is (as I have said) used to waiting, and in fact it has waited. I have not yet made another holiday ...... prayers, was laid asleep and snoring within his hut, a bowshot away. The chapel-door opened softly to Lovey's hand, and she crept up to Mary's image, ...... my eldest daughter was expectin' her first man-child, just then. You saw ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | short story collectionDownloads: 272

Nicky Nan Reservist

  [english | 1915]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Excerpts: [... I'd let you another house-even if I had one.. Even if you had the will, 'twouldn' be right. I understand that, sir. Six young men, as I know, waitin' ...... pull it down and transfer the Bank to that eligible site. He had a plan of the proposed new building, with a fine stucco frontage and edgings of terra-cotta. Mr ...... hereabouts, with your eye on 'em.. He lit a pipe and, ...]
Genres: [humorDownloads: 21

Noughts And Crosses

  [english | ]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Summary: [The omnibus.--Fortunio.--The outlandish ladies.--Statement of Gabriel Foot highwayman.--The return of Joanna.--Psyche.--The Countess of Bellarmine.--A cottage in Troy.--Old Aeson.--Stories of Bleakirk.--A dark mirror.--The small people.--The mayor of Gantick.--The doctors foundling.--The gifts of Feodor Himkoff.--Yorkshire Dick.--The carol.--The paradise of choice.--Beside the bee-hives.--The ma]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 319

Old Fires And Profitable Ghosts

  [english | 1900]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Excerpts: [... out your hands: you touch- and so it is gone. My dear boy, it isn't for us that you need worry.. For whom, then.. Come, said he, and he shook ...... close to the jamb. The sound resembled breathing-or so he thought for a moment. Then it seemed rather as if some creature were softly feeling about ...... known only to the stablemen, and in the daytime used only by their children, who ...]
Genres: [short story collection | ghost storiesDownloads: 394

On The Art Of Reading

  [english | 1920]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Summary: [The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2007 a volume in The Best American Nonrequired Reading series was edited by Dave Eggers and introduced by Sufjan Stevens.]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 277

On The Art Of Writing

  [english | 1916]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Summary: [Building Western Civilization: From the Advent of Writing to the Age of Steam is a history book written by Alan I. Marcus in 1998. The book discusses western history from 3500 BC to 1715 AD. It has an emphasis on technological history and political history and is considered to be an introductory overview.]
Genres: [essays | instructionalDownloads: 107

Poetry

  [english | ]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Summary: [The New Poetry was a poetry anthology edited by Al Alvarez published in 1962 and in a revised edition in 1966. It was greeted at the time as a significant review of the post-war scene in English poetry. The introduction written by Alvarez is an essay called The New Poetry or Beyond the Gentility Principle. It originally appeared in a magazine called Commentary as a survey describing the state of ...]
Genres: [poetry | essays | criticismDownloads: 129

Poison Island

  [english | 1912]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Summary: [great]
Genres: [adventure | fiction and literatureDownloads: 391
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