Books published in 1914

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The White Stocking

  [english | 1914]  

David Herbert Lawrence


Excerpts: [... upper-arm. Why don???t you sew your sleeve up? he said, suffering from the sight of the exposed soft flesh. Where? she cried, peering round. Nuisance, ...... abstractedly, as if she did not know anyone was there, closed the door in his face, continuing to look at the addresses on her letters. She tore ...... to him. He balanced on his toes. This fire???s a slow-coach, he said. And ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 133

The Wisdom Of Father Brown

  [english | 1914]  

Gilbert Keith Chesterton


Summary: [From London to Cornwall then to Italy and France a short shabby priest runs to earth bandits traitors killers. Why is he so successful? The reason is that after years spent in the priesthood Father Brown knows human nature and is not afraid of its dark side. Thus he understands criminal motivation and how to deal with it. The stories included are The Paradise of ThievesThe Duel of Dr. HirschThe ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | religiousDownloads: 366

The World Set Free

  [english | 1914]  

H Wells


Summary: [THE WORLD SET FREE was written in 1913 and published early in 1914 and it is the latest of a series of three fantasias of possibility stories which all turn on the possible developments in the future of some contemporary force or group of forces. The World Set Free was written under the immediate shadow of the Great War. Every intelligent person in the world felt that disaster was impending and ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 161

Theses on Banking Policy

  [english | 1914]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The perspective which Lenin arrived at in 1917 coincided with Trotskys theory of Permanent Revolution worked out following the experience of the 1905 revolution. This resolved the long debate within the Russian labor movement which revolved around three different conceptions of the coming revolution. All the Russian Marxists were agreed that the tasks of social transformation facing them were ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 259

Tik Tok Of Oz

  [english | 1914]  

Lyman Frank Baum


Summary: [Lyman Frank Baum (May 15 1856 - May 6 1919) was an American author of childrens books best known for writing The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. He wrote thirteen novel sequels nine other fantasy novels and a host of other works (55 novels in total 82 short stories over 200 poems an unknown number of scripts and many miscellaneous writings) and made numerous attempts to bring his works to the stage and ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | juvenileDownloads: 239

Titan

  [english | 1914]  

Theodore Dreiser


Summary: [The Titan is a novel written by Theodore Dreiser in 1914. It is Dreisers sequel to The Financier.Cowperwood moves to Chicago with his new wife Aileen. He decides to take over the street-railway system.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 314

To P A Axelrod Part 3

  [english | 1914]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The Russian Revolution of 1917 was one of the seminal events of the early twentieth century. In the face of mounting opposition and disastrous defeats in World War I Tsar Nicholas II abdicated power and was replaced by the Provisional Government. It was not able to successfully disengage from the war or resolve the economic chaos that resulted from the collapse of the old regime. Because of these ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 399

Tom Swift And His Photo Telephone

  [english | 1914]  

Victor Appleton


Summary: [Tom Swift (in some versions Tom Swift Jr. ) is the name of the central character in five series totaling over 100 volumes of juvenile science fiction and adventure novels that emphasize science invention and technology. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer the founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate a book-packaging firm. His adventures have been written by a number of different ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 57
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