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What Two Children Did

  [english | ]  

Charlotte Chittenden


Summary: [Not to be confused with the science fiction novel Saturns Children by Charles Stross. Saturns Children: How the State Devours Liberty Prosperity and Virtue is a political science book by Alan Duncan and Dominic Hobson. Its main thesis is that states (in particular the United Kingdom on which the book concentrates) expropriate private property eliminate personal liberties and undermine the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 394

What Was It A Mystery

  [english | ]  

Fitz James Brien


Summary: [The Red House stately mansion home of Mark Ablett is filled with very proper guests when Marks most improper brother returns from Australia. When the maid hears an argument in the study it isnt long before the brother dies... of a bullet between the eyes! Strangely the study has been locked from the inside and Mark Ablett is missing. Only an investigator with remarkable powers of observation ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 469

What Will He Do With It

  [english | ]  

Edward Bulwer Lytton


Summary: [Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton 1st Baron Lytton PC (25 May 1803 ? 18 January 1873) was an English politician poet playwright and prolific novelist. He was immensely popular with the reading public and wrote a stream of bestselling novels which earned him a considerable fortune. But like many authors of the period his style seems florid and embellished to modern tastes. He coined the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 262

Whats He Doing In There

  [english | 1957]  

Fritz Reuter Leiber Jr


Summary: [Heres Your Hat Whats Your Hurry is a collection of short stories by Elizabeth McCracken first published in 1993 by Random House. It was included on the American Library Associations List of Notable Books for 1994. http://www. ala. org/ala/rusa/rusaprotools/rusanotable/thelists/thelistfor199396/list199396. htm94]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 149

Wheat Growing In Australia

  [english | ]  

Australia Department Of External Affairs


Excerpts: [... island continent in the southern seas possesses a vast area of proven wheat land, as yet untouched by the plough. It lies dormant, fertile, and ...... the case with the careless, largely happy-go-lucky style of the past, the prospect is extremely promising for the future. In a way, new men coming ...... South Wales alone that can grow wheat profitably. And experiments in the west ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 409

Wheels Within

  [english | ]  

Charles De Vet


Excerpts: [... my mind returned to normal the last time. I felt then that I had been in a room in a tall building that towered thousands of feet over a great city. ...... Dr. Hall didn't comment. He ended the questioning period and put Bennett through a series of tests. Then they sat down again and Hall offered ...... The general tendency is toward greater and greater divorcement from reality. I ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 489

When Day Is Done

  [english | ]  

Edgar Guest


Summary: [Edgar Albert Guest (aka Eddie Guest) was a prolific American poet who was popular in the first half of the 20th century and became known as the People?s Poet. In 1891 Guest came with his family to the United States from England. After he began at the Detroit Free Press as a copy boy and then a reporter his first poem appeared December 11 1898. He became a naturalized citizen in 1902. For 40 years ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 249

When God Laughs Other Stories

  [english | 1911]  

Jack London


Summary: [This outstanding collection includes The ApostateJust MeatA Piece of Steak and Chinago.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 141

When Knighthood Was In Flower

  [english | ]  

Charles Major


Summary: [Cecil John Charles Street MC OBE (1884 - January 1965) known as CJC Street and John Street began his military career as an artillery officer in the British army. During the course of World War I he became a propagandist for MI7 in which role he held the rank of Major. After the armistice he alternated between Dublin and London during the Irish War of Independence as Information Officer for Dublin ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 4

When Life Was Young

  [english | ]  

C Stephens


Summary: [A Life Of St John For The Young by George Ludington Weed. A Life of St. John for the Young is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by George Ludington Weed is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of George Ludington Weed then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 302

When London Burned

  [english | ]  

G Henty


Summary: [George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 - 16 November 1902) was a prolific English novelist special correspondent and Imperialist. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include Out on the Pampas (1871) The Young Buglers (1880) With Clive in India (1884) and Wulf the Saxon (1895).]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 321

When Rogues Fall Out

  [english | 1932]  

R Austin Freeman


Excerpts: [... repeating an old saying. And there is some truth in it, you know. So there may be, was the grudging reply. I don't hold with none of them there ...... with no further interest in the proceedings, he also presently rose and left the premises. And, as he wended his way to his office, he speculated, ...... think of could that discreet gentleman be made to disgorge. On the other hand, ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 57

When Sysadmins Ruled The Earth

  [english | 2006]  

Cory Doctorow


Summary: [The heroic exploits of sysadmins? systems administrators ? as they defend the cyber-world and hence the world at large from worms and bioweapons. ]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 309

When The Holy Ghost Is Come

  [english | ]  

Col L Bringle


Excerpts: [... When Satan can no longer rock people to sleep with religious lullabys, or satisfy them with the lifeless form, then he comes as an angel of ...... Paul tells us to be instant in prayer and I am persuaded that it is slowness and delay to pray, and sloth and sleepiness in prayer, that ...... His infinite fullness He is to fill us not half fill us, but fill us with joy, all joy, ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 39

When The Mountain Shook

  [english | 1954]  

Robert Abernathy


Summary: [Dark was the Ryzga mountain and forbidding steep were its cliffs and sheer its crevasses. But its outward perils could not compare with the Ryzgas themselves who slept within ready to wake and conquer....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 475

When The Sleepers Woke

  [english | 1932]  

Arthur Leo Zagat


Summary: [Only two small groups of people--enemies--survive the vast desolation of the Final War.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 153

When The West Was Young

  [english | ]  

Frederick Bechdolt


Excerpts: [... their trail, and two days passed before the escape was discovered. By that time the whole band were raiding down along the headwaters of the San Pedro, ...... of the new reservation. But if he did these things he must be in complete control. His word must be law and there must be no outside interference. ...... the rocks once more but the old-timer lay among the willows with a ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 208

When The World Screamed

  [english | 1929]  

Arthur Conan Doyle


Summary: [Professor Challenger drills into the earth until he reaches the mantle convinced that it is a sentient being and that by doing so he will be the first person to alert it to mankinds presence. He awakens the giant creature which then proceeds to destroy his machine.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 426

When The World Shook

  [english | 1918]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Summary: [The Cartoons that Shook the World is a 2009 book by Brandeis University professor Jytte Klausen about the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy. Klausen contends that the controversy was deliberately stoked up by people with vested interests on all sides and argues against the view that it was based on a cultural misunderstanding about the depiction of Muhammad. The book itself caused ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 422

When You Hear the Judgement of a Fool Notes of a Social Democratic Publicist

  [english | 1903]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Every revolution begins at the top as the ruling class with no clear way forward split over what course of action to take. In January 1916 a strike wave developed against food shortages and speculators. Feeling the movement building up from below a section of the ruling class favored making limited concessions. During late 1916 the mystic monk Rasputin was murdered and plots were laid for a ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 245
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