Books published in 1913

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A Canadian Bankclerk

  [english | 1913]  

J Buschlen


Excerpts: [... him still further away. Evan sauntered, with his thoughts, past comfortable homes fronted with lawns and shaded by weeping willows. There is a peculiar ...... you. he asked suddenly. What do you mean-a business.. Yes.. No, sir. There doesn't seem to be anything so good as the bank for a young ...... but her own must lay the cloth and mix the salad. But Lou was strangely insistent, ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | canadian literature | businessDownloads: 392

A Changed Man And Other Tales

  [english | 1913]  

Thomas Hardy


Summary: [A dozen minor novels that have been published in the periodical press collected together.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 218

A Dixie School Girl

  [english | 1913]  

Gabrielle Jackson


Excerpts: [... soft greens which they have worn all summer, when the native birds are hobnobbing and gossiping with their friends who are journeying farther south, ...... Woodbine, Mary Ashby presented him with not only an heir but an heiress as well, and the old gentleman came very near a balloon ascension. The ...... glanced down at her khaki riding skirt and at Apache's mud-splashed body, and ...]
Genres: [young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 458

A Flier In Longevity

  [english | 1913]  

Wallace Irwin


Excerpts: [... a buxom village to an infant metropolis. On the strength of intemperate boosts for her temperate climate, she could now boast her seventy-five thousand ...... back yard where Mrs. Mary Casey's red hen scratched the roots of a real-estate sign. So Paradise must have looked when municipal improvement set in. The ...... mahogany of the Grand Hotel bar Brian observed State Senator ...]
Genres: [short story | humor | romanceDownloads: 182

A Fourth Form Friendship

  [english | 1913]  

Angela Brazil


Excerpts: [... with me, she said reproachfully. I was counting upon you to hold my water tin while I painted.. Keith detached his mind from tropical Africa with ...... listen with an air of don't-care indifference, and do just the same next time. Yet if her aunt could have given her one warm kiss, the battle would have ...... to reverse her unfavourable opinion. I'm glad we shall be eight in ...]
Genres: [young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 250

A History Of Freedom Of Thought

  [english | 1913]  

J Bury


Summary: [Lady Charlotte Bury (ne Campbell) (January 28 1775 ? April 1 1861) was an English novelist who is chiefly remembered in connection with a Diary illustrative of the Times of George IV (1838).]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 212

A Little Maid Of Province Town

  [english | 1913]  

Alice Turner Curtis


Excerpts: [... and that like as not the men will land and burn down the houses and kill all the cows. Anne looked at Mrs. Stoddard questioningly. Nonsense. responded ...... There was one question she longed to ask Mrs. Stoddard, yet almost feared to ask. As they reached the summit of the hill and turned for a look at ...... of a spy. Beggar-child. Beggar-child.. But their taunts vanished in ...]
Genres: [history | fiction and literature | young readersDownloads: 242

A Modern Cinderella

  [english | 1913]  

Amanda Minnie Douglas


Excerpts: [... white and not rough and red. I am very glad you are here Cinderella, I hope you will have a happy time. You look so.. Oh I know I shall. She ...... best to make them talk. They each had a rubber doll and the child would dance them up and down and make them turn somersaults and stand on their heads, ...... to send him off somewhere in the country where there were no children. She ...]
Genres: [young readersDownloads: 207

A Most Lucid Exposition of a Most Confused Plan

  [english | 1913]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [So the Bolsheviks slogans demanded of these parties leaders that they do the job their supporters expected them to do. Their key demands were that the socialists break with the Kadets and take political power into their own hands. The compromisers could easily have done this by declaring the executive of the Soviet the government of the country. The Bolshevik slogans Down with the ten capitalist ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 384

A New Coup dEtat in Preparation

  [english | 1913]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The Russian statesman Vladimir Lenin was a profoundly influential figure in world history. As the founder of the Bolshevik political party he was a successful revolutionary leader who presided over Russias transformation from a country ruled by czars (emperors) to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.) the name of the communist Russian state from 1922 to 1991.]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 8

A Preface To Politics

  [english | 1913]  

Walter Lippmann


Summary: [Introduction -- Routineer and inventor -- The taboo -- The changing focus -- The golden rule and after -- Well meaning but unmeaning : the Chicago vice report -- Some necessary iconoclasm -- The making of creeds -- The red herring -- Revolution and culture.]
Genres: [politicsDownloads: 166

A Prisoner In Fairyland

  [english | 1913]  

Algernon Blackwood


Excerpts: [... on. His wife noticed the new enthusiasm in his manner, and was puzzled by it. Something was up, she divined. 'Do you think he'll raise your salary ...... their hands to him as the train hurried away, and the last thing he saw was the station lamp where he had lit the cigar that made three of them, himself included, ...... feet were on the cushions???disgracefully. They were talking ...]
Genres: [horror | fantasyDownloads: 218

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

Alcools

  [french | 1913]  

Guillaume Apollinaire


Summary: [Wilhelm Albert W?odzimierz Apolinary Kostrowicki known as Guillaume Apollinaire was a French poet playwright and art critic born in Italy to a Polish mother. Among the foremost poets of the early 20th century he is credited with coining the word Surrealism and writing one of the earliest works described as surrealist the play The Breasts of Tiresias (1917 used as the basis for a 1947 opera). Two ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 274

Animal Ghosts

  [english | 1913]  

Elliott Odonnell


Summary: [i only read one chapter of this book it is not what i expected it to be. there is no way that the stories in this book are actually true. it should be considered fiction.read if you like the supernatural]
Genres: [ghost stories | nature | audiobookDownloads: 384

Another Massacre

  [english | 1913]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Massacre at Mountain Meadows is a book by Latter-day Saint historian Richard E. Turley Jr. and two Brigham Young University professors of history Ronald W. Walker and Glen M. Leonard. Leonard was also the director of the Museum of Church History and Art in Salt Lake City Utah. The book concerns the 1857 Mountain Meadows massacre in southern Utah and is the latest study of the subject.]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 474

Art

  [english | 1913]  

Clive Bell


Excerpts: [... is discoverable. He who would elaborate a plausible theory of aesthetics must possess two qualities-artistic sensibility and a turn for clear thinking. ...... for by so doing I may be able to develop my theory of the relation of art to life. I shall not, however, be under the delusion that I am rounding off ...... perfect lover does she give a new strange gift-a gift beyond all ...]
Genres: [criticismDownloads: 200

Atta Troll

  [english | 1913]  

Heinrich Heine


Summary: [German text introduction and notes in English.]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 349

Au Pays Des Lys Noirs

  [french | 1913]  

Adolphe Rett


Excerpts: [... tement dnonce. Au point de vue de l'histoire comme au point de vue de l'exprience personnelle, le Surnaturel dmoniaque tait affirm, dfini, tudi avec ...... en constatant quel point les traits de son visage taient altrs. D'habitude, il avait le teint assez ple. Mais, cette fois, il tait plus que ple: ...... approche. Dans une minute, vous serez tout fait bien. Malgr mon ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 319

Baby

  [italian | 1913]  

Gerolamo Rovetta


Summary: [Adventures of a Jelly Baby is the 2005 autobiography of British actress and novelist Judy Cornwell.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 84
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