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A Voice In The Wilderness

  [english | 1916]  

Grace Livingston Hill

Summary: [Margaret Earle an Eastern girl thinking she has reached her destination in Arizona where she is going to teach school steps off the train at a lonely desert water tank and the train moves on leaving her in the darkness and in a strange forlorn land. But she steps off into a series of adventures and thrilling events which make entertaining reading indeed. After an unpleasant encounter with one man ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | westernsDownloads: 399

A Voyage To Arcturus

  [english | 1920]  

David Lindsay

Summary: [A Voyage to Arcturus is a novel by the Scottish writer David Lindsay. First published in 1920 it combines fantasy philosophy and science fiction in an exploration of the nature of good and evil and their relationship with existence. It has been described by the critic and philosopher Colin Wilson as the greatest novel of the twentieth century and was a central influence on C. S. Lewiss The Space ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 288

A Voyage To The Moon

  [english | 1827]  

George Tucker

Summary: [On my return to this my native State as soon as it was noised abroad that I had met with extraordinary adventures and made a most wonderful voyage crowds of people pressed eagerly to see me.]
Genres: [fiction | humorous | science fictionDownloads: 234

A Witch Shall Be Born

  [english | 1934]  

Robert Ervin Howard

Excerpts: [... was spat from between the snarling red lips. She did not die! Fool! Oh, enough of this mummery! Look-and let your sight be blasted! Light ran suddenly ...... Aye, they tell the tale in the market-places, with wagging beards and rolling eyes, the pious fools! They tell how the first queen of our line ...... Salome made an impatient gesture. Enough of this farce let us on to the next ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 290

A Womans College From The Outside

  [english | 1926]  

Virginia Woolf

Summary: [1882. Born (25 Jan) Adeline Virginia Stephen third child of Leslie Stephen (Victorian man of letters first editor of the Dictionary of National Biography) and Julia Duckworth (of the Duckworth publishing family). Comfortable upper middle class family background. Her father had previously been married to the daughter of the novelist William Makepeace Thackery. Brothers Thoby and Adrian went to ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 47

A Womans Place

  [english | 1955]  

Mark Irvin Clifton

Summary: [Home is where you hang up your spaceship?that is if you have any Miss Kitty along!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 118

A World Apart

  [english | 1954]  

Sam Merwin

Summary: [The Know-It-All: One Mans Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World is the title of a book by Esquire editor A. J. Jacobs published in 2004. It recounts his experience of reading the entire Encyclopaedia Britannica all 32 volumes of the 2002 edition extending to over 33000 pages with some 44 million words. He set out on this endeavour to become the smartest person in the world. The ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 102

A World By The Tale

  [english | 1963]  

Randall Garrett

Summary: [This is about the best-hated author on Earth. Who was necessarily pampered and petted because of his crime against humanity....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 435

A World Is Born

  [english | 1941]  

Leigh Brackett

Summary: [A World Is Born by Leigh Brackett. Mel Gray flung down his hoe with a sudden tigerish fierceness and stood erect. Tom Ward working beside him glanced at Gray s Indianesque profile the youth of it hardened by war and the hells of the Eros prison blocks. A quick flash of satisfaction crossed Ward s dark eyes. Then he grinned and said mockingly. Hell of a place to spend the rest of your life ain t ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 417

A World Of Sound

  [english | 1936]  

William Olaf Stapledon

Excerpts: [... and hostile beast fell upon it and devoured it, or the whole jungle suffocated it. The strain of following this struggle for existence wearied me. I closed ...... it gave a sense of richness, solidity, and vitality quite lacking in ordinary music. This queer music, moreover, had another source of wealth. It ...... and obvious. I found myself recognizing that these active ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 418

Aarons Rod

  [english | 1922]  

David Herbert Lawrence

Excerpts: [... sound. She turned, and went out, closing both doors behind her to shut out the noise. The shrill, rapid movement of the piccolo music seemed to possess ...... repeated laugh. We're so happy in a land of plenty, AREN'T WE DEAR? Do you mean I'm greedy, Julia? said Robert. Greedy!-Oh, greedy!-he asks if ...... Sisson negatively allowed himself to be led off. The others followed in ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 74

Abducted To Oz

  [english | 2003]  

Robert Evans

Summary: [This book was unreadable. The writing was poor. The storyline didnt work. I love Oz--but didnt keep this one.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 472


  [english | 1924]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Summary: [A very dark and bleak tale but well written non the less and I did enjoy it.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 280


  [english | 2005]  

Charles Stross

Summary: [The book is a collection of nine short stories telling the tale of three generations of a highly dysfunctional family before during and after a technological singularity. It was originally written as a series of novelettes and novellas all published in Asimovs Science Fiction magazine in the period 2001 to 2004.The first three stories follow the character of venture altruist Manfred Macx starting ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 251

Accidental Death

  [english | 1959]  

Peter Baily

Summary: [The most dangerous of weapons is the one you dont know is loaded.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 430

Accidental Flight

  [english | 1952]  

Floyd Wallace

Summary: [Outcasts of a society of physically perfect people they couldnt stay and they couldnt go home again?yet there had to be some escape for them. Oddly enough there was!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 448

Across The Zodiac

  [english | 1880]  

Percy Greg

Summary: [Across The Zodiac by Percy Greg. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 359


  [french | 1839]  

Alexandre Dumas

Summary: [crit en 1839 ce roman peu connu est lune des rares fictions de Dumas se situant dans lantiquit (avec bien entendu Isaac Laquedem son grand roman inachev). Act est une jeune Corinthienne qui devient la matresse de lempereur Nron. Son histoire permet lcrivain dvoquer le rgne du cruel empereur en une fresque impressionnante.]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 400

Adam Bede

  [english | 1859]  

George Eliot

Summary: [LC copy has inscription of former owner Bruce Rogers dated 1891.]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 403


  [english | 1960]  

Mack Reynolds

Summary: [Adaptation and Natural Selection: A Critique of Some Current Evolutionary Thought is a 1966 book by the American evolutionary biologist George C. Williams. Williams in what is now considered a classic by evolutionary biologists outlines a gene-centered view of evolution disputes notions of evolutionary progress and criticizes contemporary models of group selection including the theories of Alfred ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 495
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