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Afloat

  [english | 1917]  

Alan Douglas


Excerpts: [... never pin him down to saying which spot.. Toby Jones was really the funny boy of the patrol. His grandfather being one of those Zouave veterans, ...... his memory. Then he closed one eye, another singular habit he had after which he slowly went on to say:. Course the exact words have slipped me, ...... questions he could think of, the boys went outside to talk it over. Right now ...]
Genres: [adventure | nautical | fiction and literatureDownloads: 422

Afloat On The Flood

  [english | 1915]  

Lawrence Leslie


Summary: [Excerpt:Whats the latest weather report down at the post office Max?More rain coming they say and everybody is as gloomy as a funeral.My stars! the poor old town of Carson is getting a heavy dose this spring for a fact nothing but rain rain and then some more rain.Never was anything to beat it Bandy-legs and they say even the oldest inhabitant cant remember when the Evergreen River was at a ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | juvenileDownloads: 237

Afoot In England

  [english | ]  

W Hudson


Summary: [W. Hudson Kensel (born June 16 1928) is a western American historian and author. W. Hudson Kensel is professor emeritus from California State University Fresno where he was a former chairman of the Department of History. His early childhood was spent at Pahaska Tepee and Cody Wyoming. He moved to the state of Washington where he completed his education earning a Ph.D. in western United States ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 400

Afraid Of A Gun

  [english | ]  

Dashiell Hammett


Excerpts: [... me but a minute to throw some more together for myself. That was Owen Sack, a short man of compact wiriness, with round china-blue eyes and ...... any violence could have been-and set him down on his feet again. You knowed where our cache was at, he accused, still holding the looseness ...... turned back to the stove with an appearance of having put the episode out of his mind but ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 287

Afraid Of His Shadow

  [english | ]  

Dorothy Donnell Calhoun


Excerpts: [... long legs around the dying fire, in desultory chat of one thing and another. Presently, led perhaps by a chance remark on the waning light, the talk ...... of third-degreeing any of you for copy, but it just occurred to me. I'll wager there isn't a man among us or anywhere else who hasn't some pet, ...... come up against our own particular phobia, that's all. Do you remember the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 20

After A Few Words

  [english | 1962]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [A Few Words on Non-Intervention is a short essay by the philosopher politician and economist John Stuart Mill. It was written in 1859 in the context of the construction of the Suez Canal and the recent Crimean War. The essay addresses the question of under what circumstances states should be allowed to intervene in the sovereign affairs of another country.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 362

After London

  [english | 1885]  

John Richard Jefferies


Summary: [The Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl are memoirs of a former London call girl written by Dr. Brooke Magnanti under the pseudonym Belle de Jour. From the summer of 2003 to the autumn of 2004 Belle charted her day-to-day adventures on and off the field in a frank funny and award-winning web diary. The blogs were then published into the book in which Belle elaborates on the diary entries ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 215

After Long Years

  [english | 1913]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... a few days longer and you can take it with you.. Two days later, the Duchess invited her friends to a lawn-party. The sun had risen in all its glory, ...... heaven. It seems like awakening from a dream, to find myself transported from an icy field to a warm, cozy room, said he. It borders on the miraculous-I ...... perhaps, our chains may be removed. Then he began to sing and all ...]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literatureDownloads: 409

After Long Years And Other Stories

  [english | ]  

Agnes Dunne


Summary: [After Long Years And Other Stories Cd Rom Edition Of A 1913 Collection Of Short Stories by Anonymous. CD-ROM Edition. Excerpt Before starting out into the world Michael returned to the Castle of Banford to tell of his progress and once more thank the Duchess and her children for their kindness to him. They praised him heartily for the strides he had made. The Duchess then gave him another gift of ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 328

After The Siege

  [english | 2007]  

Cory Doctorow


Summary: [The State of Siege is the fourth play by Albert Camus. Written in 1948 The State of Siegethe original sense is closer to state of emergencyis a play in three acts presenting the arrival of Plague personified by a young opportunist in sleepy Cadiz and the subsequent creation of a totalitarian regime through the manipulation of fear. Camus is of course thinking about Hitler but even more about ...]
Genres: [creative commons | fiction and literatureDownloads: 367

After The Storm A Story Of The Prairie

  [english | ]  

Elia Wilkinson Peattie


Summary: [After The Storm by T S Arthur. This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 395

Afternoon Of An Author

  [english | 1936]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... than he had for many weeks, a fact that became plain to him negatively???he did not feel ill. He leaned for a moment against the door frame between ...... like yesterday and toast, orange juice and tea. He lingered for a moment in his daughter's end of the apartment and read his mail. It was an annoying ...... years ago and the sound rights last year. Never any luck with movies, he ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 113

Afterward

  [english | ]  

Edith Wharton


Summary: [And Afterward the Dark is a collection of stories by author Basil Copper. It was released in 1977 and was the authors second collection of stories published by Arkham House. It was published in an edition of 4259 copies. One of the stories Camera Obscura was produced in 1973 for the television series Night Gallery.]
Genres: [ghost stories | short story | audiobookDownloads: 439

Against Apion

  [english | ]  

Flavius Josephus


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-389) and indexes.]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 55

Against Boycott Notes of a Social Democratic Publicist

  [english | 1907]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The February Revolution of 1917 in Russia was the first stage of the Russian Revolution of 1917. Largely a bloodless transfer of power from the Tsar the regime that came into being was an alliance between liberals and socialists who wanted to instigate political reform create a democratically elected executive and constituent assembly. In the first half of February lack of food supply caused ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 378

Against The Grain

  [english | 1884]  

Joris Karl Huysmans


Summary: [The Last Grain Race is a 1956 book by Eric Newby a travel writer about his time spent on the four masted steel barque Moshulus last voyage in the Australian grain trade.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 13

Against The Sabellians

  [english | ]  

Dionysius


Summary: [Cassius Dionysius of Utica was an ancient Greek agricultural writer of the 2nd century BC. The Roman nomen Cassius combined with the Greek cognomen Dionysius make it likely that he was a slave (perhaps a prisoner of war) originally Greek-speaking who was owned and afterwards freed by a Roman of the gens Cassia. Cassius Dionysius compiled a farming manual in Greek now lost.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 36

Against Unity With the Liquidators

  [english | 1902]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [A Marxist movement had developed in Russia during the last decade of the nineteenth century. It was a response to the rapid growth of industry cities and the proletariat (a group of lower-class workers especially in industry). Its first intellectual spokesmen were people who had turned away from relying on the peasants (rural poor people) of the Russian villages and countryside and they placed ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 361

Agatha Husband

  [english | ]  

Dinah Maria Craik


Summary: [It is a wonderful read as the Author has used Purbeck as her inspiration for one of the settings for this book with Wareham being know as Kingcoombe and the well known clay Merchant William Joseph Pike as Marmaduke Dugdale. In real life the Dugdales lived opposite the Pikes and one of the Pike family was Marmaduke Christian Pike. It was good to read of Corfe Castle being a place for a picnic ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 289

Agatha Webb

  [english | 1899]  

Anna Katharine Green


Summary: [Really good mystery tale. Anna Katharine Green is often credited as the author who first popularized detective fiction. Arthur Conan Doyle went out of his way to meet her when he first toured the US. I have read about five of her books and they are a little hit and miss with some a little too formulaic and predictable. Agatha Webb is masterful and engaging.]
Genres: [mysterydetective | fiction and literatureDownloads: 491
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