Books published in 1914

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The Ascent Of Denali mount Mckinley

  [english | 1914]  

Hudson Stuck


Summary: [Preface / by Art Davidson -- Commentary on To the top of the continent -- To the top of the continent / by Frederick A. Cook -- Commentary on The conquest of Mount McKinley -- The conquest of Mount McKinley / by Belmore Browne -- Commentary on The ascent of Denali -- The ascent of Denali / by Hudson Stuck -- Walter Harper / by Yuonne sic Mozele -- Diary of Walter Harper -- Afterword / by Art Dav]
Genres: [adventure | non fictionDownloads: 478

The Astonishing History Of Troy Town

  [english | 1914]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Summary: [Im not much on these books of town gossip I think this the first Ive ever finished--says something for the writer and the story he wove. Give it a try you might like it.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | humorDownloads: 408

The Author Craft

  [english | 1914]  

Arnold Bennett


Summary: [The Author S Craft by Arnold Bennett. An excerpt A young dog inexperienced sadly lacking in even primary education ambles and frisks along the footpath of Fulham Road near the mysterious gates of a Marist convent. He is a large puppy on the way to be a dog of much dignity but at present he has little to recommend him but that gawky elegance and that bounding gratitude for the gift of life which ...]
Genres: [non fiction | instructionalDownloads: 373

The Autobiography Of A Play

  [english | 1914]  

Bronson Howard


Excerpts: [... Autobiography of a Play, by Bronson Howard. Title: The Autobiography of a Play Papers on Play-Making, II. Author: Bronson Howard. Commentator: ...... The experience of many play-wrights would support that statement. In the case of Bronson Howard, the autobiography of his 'Banker's Daughter' ...... I will remind you of only one thing in that direction and say even this merely ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 437

The Barbarism Of Berlin

  [english | 1914]  

G Chesterton


Excerpts: [... what would have happened to the English diplomatist, if he had been silenced every time by Prussian diplomacy. Suppose we arrange it in the form of ...... is easy to ask why the Kaiser should rush to the support of Austria. If anyone says that the French would attack the Germans, it is sufficient to answer ...... applies in the same way to Servia as to Belgium and Britain. The ...]
Genres: [war | criticismDownloads: 432

The Beasts Of Tarzan

  [english | 1914]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Excerpts: [... able to learn of the theft of the boy. The baby's nurse had been wheeling him in the sunshine on the walk before the house when a closed taxicab drew ...... John Clayton, Lord Greystoke, stood deaf and unseeing, suffering the pangs of keen regret for the opportunity that he had wasted because he had been ...... and from the hide of Bara a belt and loin-cloth. Then he set out to ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 152

The Book Of Stories For The Story Teller

  [english | 1914]  

Fanny Coe


Summary: [Fanny Carrin de Fierro is a poet literary critic essayist and university professor. She received a Doctorate in Literature from the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador as well as a Master of Arts degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a Bachelors degree (Licenciatura) in Education from the Central University of Ecuador. She has written and published essays on several ...]
Genres: [short story collection | young readersDownloads: 204

The Bowmen

  [english | 1914]  

Arthur Machen


Summary: [The willows / by Algernon Blackwood -- The shadows on the wall / by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman -- The messenger / by Robert W. Chambers -- Lazarus / by Leonid Andreyev -- The beast with five fingers / by W.F. Harvey -- The mass of shadows / by Anatole France -- What was it? / by Fitz James OBrien -- The middle toe of the right foot / by Ambrose Bierce -- The shell of sense / by Olivia Howard Dunbar]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | war militaryDownloads: 215

The Brother Of Daphne

  [english | 1914]  

Dornford Yates


Summary: [The Brother Of Daphne by Dornford Yates. The Brother of Daphne is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Dornford Yates is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of Dornford Yates then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [short story collection | humor | adventureDownloads: 387

The Burglar And The Blizzard

  [english | 1914]  

Alice Duer Miller


Summary: [A Christmas story.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 169

The Choice Of Life

  [english | 1914]  

Georgette Leblanc


Summary: [The Choice Of Life by Georgette Leblanc. The Choice of Life is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Georgette Leblanc is in the English language and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Georgette Leblanc then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | romanceDownloads: 372

The Christening

  [english | 1914]  

David Herbert Lawrence


Excerpts: [... disease. Keeping her face, that was small with sickness, but not uncomely, firmly lifted and fronting ahead, the young woman sailed on past the market-place, like ...... a gate. We've got no macaroons, said the man churlishly. He had evidently caught that word. He stood waiting. Then I can't have any, Mr Berryman. ...... slow-stepping torture, with shame flushing over her neck. But ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 224

The Christmas Porringer

  [english | 1914]  

Evaleen Stein


Summary: [An earthenware porringer bought by a little Flemish girl of Bruges as a gift for the Christ child and stolen by Robber Hans finally brings much happiness to her and her grandmother the lace maker.]
Genres: [fiction | juvenileDownloads: 264

The Church Her Books And Her Sacraments

  [english | 1914]  

E Holmes


Summary: [Abiel Holmes (December 24 1763 ? June 4 1837) was an American Congregational clergyman and historian in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. He was the father of Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. and grandfather of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr..]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 210

The Community Cook Book

  [english | 1914]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... classified, then in a real American Community's Cook Book, such as this, we have one of the most valuable practical cook books in the world. In presenting ...... enough to handle. Roll about one-half inch thick. Bake in hot oven. SPOON BREAD. Make a pint of cornmeal mush, five eggs, salt, tablespoonful of ...... and is used extensively in other places. It is eaten by more human ...]
Genres: [cookingDownloads: 97

The Conquest

  [english | 1914]  

Henry Bedford Jones


Excerpts: [... out what she had said, to my father. He, poor man, was all for looking at her bonny face and stroking her hair, so I bespoke her in his place. Home ...... Robin went home with a sore face and a story that wrought much discredit upon me. Howbeit, to my tale. We rode into Rathesby, where my father was to ...... told him there was little sheep-land in the plantations. While we ate and ...]
Genres: [history | fiction and literatureDownloads: 492

The Damned

  [english | 1914]  

Algernon Blackwood


Summary: [Voyage of the Damned is the title of a 1974 book written by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan-Witts. It was the basis of a 1976 film drama. The story was inspired by true events concerning the fate of the MS St. Louis ocean liner carrying Jewish refugees from Germany to Cuba in 1939.]
Genres: [horror | fantasy | ghost storiesDownloads: 147

The Dance Festivals Of The Alaskan Eskimo

  [english | 1914]  

Ernest William Hawkes


Excerpts: [... Strait District during three years' residence: two on the Diomede Islands, and one at St. Michael at the mouth of the Yukon River. This paper is based ...... hands with outspread palms part the air with the graceful stroke of a flying gull. Some of their dances are performed seated. Then they strip to the waist ...... has been specialized in the Reindeer and Wolf Pack Dance of the ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 43

The Dead Men Song

  [english | 1914]  

Champion Ingraham Hitchcock


Excerpts: [... was fixed by the bos'n's pike,. The bos'n brained with a marlinspike. And Cookey's throat was marked belike. It had been gripped. By fingers ...... once when making a pretence of describing his very complex method of preserving correspondence, and then he flared: It saved us a lot of trouble, didn't ...... naturalness, often would be misunderstood. That he never cultivated an ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 228

The Dissolution of the Duma and the Tasks of the Proletariat

  [english | 1914]  

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: 253
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