Books published in 1917

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A Book Of Prefaces

  [english | 1917]  

H Mencken


Summary: [A Book of Prefaces is H. L. Menckens 1917 collection of essays criticizing American culture authors and movements. Mencken describing this work as My My most important book in its effects upon my professional career. In fact the book was considered vitriolic enough that Menckens close friend Alfred Knopf was concerned about publishing it because of the massive increase in patriotism during World ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 201

A Boswell Of Baghdad

  [english | 1917]  

E Lucas


Summary: [A Boswell Of Baghdad by E V Lucas. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages.]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 163

A Brief Account Of Radio Activity

  [english | 1917]  

Francis Preston Venable


Summary: [A Brief Account Of Radio Activity by Francis Preston Venable. The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge.]
Genres: [scienceDownloads: 198

A Father Of Women

  [english | 1917]  

Alice Meynell


Excerpts: [... Two Shakespeare Tercentenaries 18. To O-, of her Dark Eyes 19. The Treasure ...... though he left no son. Therefore on him I cry. To arm me: For my delicate mind a casque,. A breastplate for my heart, courage to die,. Of ...... too, you had of your far-distant dawn. No further dawn seems his,. The old man who shares with you,. But has no more, no more. Time's mystery. Did ........]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 23

A Little Book For Christmas

  [english | 1917]  

Cyrus Townsend Brady


Summary: [Christmas Angel is a small book for children.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 131

A Little Maid Of Ticonderoga

  [english | 1917]  

Alice Turner Curtis


Summary: [A Little Maid Of Ticonderoga by Alice Turner Curtis. This is the story of a little girl whose home was among the Green Mountains of Vermont then known as The Wilderness at the beginning of the American Revolution and at the time when Ethan Allen and his brave soldiers were on guard to defend their rights. Ethan Allen was the friend of Faith the heroine of the story whose earnest wish to be of ...]
Genres: [history | young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 162

A Reversible Santa Claus

  [english | 1917]  

Meredith Nicholson


Summary: [A humorous and exciting story of a burglar who reformed on Christmas Eve and returned the things he had stolen told in Mr. Nicholsons best vein.]
Genres: [fiction | humorousDownloads: 9

A Serious Lesson and a Serious Responsibility

  [english | 1917]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The Russian Revolution of 1917 is also called the Bolshevik Revolution or the October Revolution. In 1917 there were actually two revolutions in Russia. One was the February Revolution in which the Tsar abdicated his throne and the Provisional Government took power. The other was the October Revolution in which the Provisional Government was overthrown by the Bolsheviks. The Russian Revolution ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 53

Adventurism

  [english | 1917]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [In 1917 Russia was again at war (WWI) and they were losing to the Germans mainly because they lacked the modern industry to support its war effort and didnt have an adequate railroad system to get supplies to the front. As in 1905 when revolution broke out confidence was not very high in the Tsar Nicholas II. The situation in Petrograd (formerly St Petersburg) was dire for most of the ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 13

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

Alla Kasvon Kaikkivallan

  [english | 1917]  

Eino Leino


Summary: [Eino Leino was a Finnish poet and journalist and is considered one of the pioneers of Finnish poetry. His poems combine modern and Finnish folk elements. The style of much of his work is like the Kalevala and folk songs. Nature love and despair are frequent themes in Leinos work. He is beloved and widely read in Finland today.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 435

Annes House Of Dreams

  [english | 1917]  

Lucy Maud Montgomery


Summary: [A chronicle of Annes early married life as she and her childhood sweetheart Gilbert Blythe begin to build their life together.]
Genres: [fiction | romanceDownloads: 332

Apron Strings

  [english | 1917]  

Eleanor Gates


Summary: [A paean to mother love rather daring by 1917 moral standards but a little sappy. Susan Milo a 45-year-old spinster dominated by her mother tries to mother the world.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 424

As Cinzas De Camillo

  [english | 1917]  

Visconde De Villa Moura


Excerpts: [... recordemos os factos. Elles s?o, de si, t?o claros que quasi nos dispensam glossario. Camillo suicidou-se em 1 de junho de 1890, pelas trez ...... vasta sala, despida de sanefas e de espelhos, com o cadaver sobre um panno, ao meio, tinha uma solemnidade lugubre que a assemelhava a um templo ...... a traslada??o dos restos do Escriptor para Belem, que um grupo de parlamentares, a ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 392

At Plattsburg

  [english | 1917]  

Allen French


Summary: [At Plattsburg by Allen French. TO SQUAD EIGHT IT MAY SURPRISE YOU BOYS TO SEE THAT IN MY BOOK THE SQUAD ISN T AS IT REALLY WAS. SOME OF YOU ARE NOT THERE AND THE REST ARE ALTERED. BUT WHILE ON ACCOUNT OF THE STORY THAT I NEEDED AND THE FACTS I WANTED TO DISPLAY I COULD NOT DRAW YOUR PORTRAITS I HOPE I HAVE SUCCEEDED IN SHOWING THAT THING IN PLATTSBURG WHICH MEANT MOST TO ME PERSONALLY THE SPIRIT ...]
Genres: [war | fiction and literatureDownloads: 173

Augustus Does His Bit

  [english | 1917]  

George Bernard Shaw


Excerpts: [... Augustus Does His Bit. Author: George Bernard Shaw. The Etext of Augustus Does His Bit, by Bernard Shaw ********* acdbh10.txt or acdbh10. txt. This ...... CLERK. Over age. Fifty-seven. AUGUSTUS. But you can still do your bit. Many an older man is in the G.R.'s, or volunteering for home defence. THE ...... Is there nobody else to take my instructions. THE CLERK. It's me or nobody. ...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 61

Baree Son Of Kazan

  [english | 1917]  

James Oliver Curwood


Summary: [The story of the son of the blind Grey Wolf and the gallant part he played in the lives of a man and a woman.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | westernsDownloads: 59

Benefits Forgot

  [english | 1917]  

Honor Willsie


Excerpts: [... into foreign languages. CONTENTS . CHAPTER PAGE. I THE DONATION PARTY 1. II THE CIRCUIT RIDER 27. III WAR 45. IV MR. LINCOLN 63. THE ...... of feeding and clothing us. Whether they do it well or ill, concerns them and You, O God, and not us. We are but Your humble servants, doing Your divine ...... ought to get plenty of sleep because you're a growing boy. But a thing like this ...]
Genres: [young readersDownloads: 224

Bill on the Equality of Nations and the Safeguarding of the Rights of National Minorities

  [english | 1917]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Lenin was the initiator of the central drama--the tragedy--of our era the rise of totalitarian states. A bookish man with a scholars habits and a generals tactical instincts Lenin introduced to the 20th century the practice of taking an all-embracing ideology and imposing it on an entire society rapidly and mercilessly he created a regime that erased politics erased historical memory erased ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 376

Books And Persons

  [english | 1917]  

Arnold Bennett


Excerpts: [... to stretch a point. However, Mr. Whitten is now acknowledged as one of the foremost experts in London topography. He is not an archologist, he is a ...... grandiose in France. Moral: English authors ought to go down on their knees and thank God that English publishers are not as other publishers. At least, ...... to the desires of Miss Marie Corelli, and it does not usually boggle ...]
Genres: [criticismDownloads: 68
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