Books published in 1917

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The Seven Branched Candlestick

  [english | 1917]  

Gilbert Gabriel


Excerpts: [... or twice a year they took me with them to a Friday night service. I was too young, perhaps. I am willing to use my youth as an excuse for my falling ...... told them it with such an evident pride-that I fear she was more concerned with her own social prestige than with my education. And when St. Gregory, ...... The whole first day had been false. III. FRIDAY NIGHT. Those first days ...]
Genres: [religion | biography | fiction and literatureDownloads: 128

The Shadow Line

  [english | 1917]  

Joseph Conrad


Excerpts: [... with some poor devil going out to be hanged and I am afraid I performed my part ungraciously, in the hardened manner of an impenitent criminal. No ...... him aloud I said with challenging politeness: Why???? ?? Do you disapprove? He was too disconcerted to do more than mutter confusedly: I!???? In a ...... sort of man, remarked Captain Giles???superfluously, I thought. Very ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 214

The Snare

  [english | 1917]  

Rafael Sabatini


Summary: [It is a story in which fact and fiction are delightfully blended and one that is entertaining in high degree from first to last.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 97

The Story of One Short Period in the Life of One Socialist Party

  [english | 1917]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Has the Russian revolution been successfully extended internationally with the development of a socialist federation embracing economically advanced countries the discussion of pre-1917 perspectives would now be of only historical interest to Marxists. Unfortunately with the defeat of the revolution in Europe Soviet Russia was isolated. The revolution suffered an inevitable degeneration. The ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 393

The Tale

  [english | 1917]  

Joseph Conrad


Summary: [A Tale Of The Tontlawald is an Estonian fairy tale collected by Dr. Friedrich Kreutzwald in Eestirahwa Ennemuistesed jutud. W. F. Kirby included it as The Wood of Tontla in The Hero of Esthonia. Andrew Lang included it in The Violet Fairy Book he listed his source as Ehstnische Marchen which was the German translation of Kreutzwalds work by F. Lowe.]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | war militaryDownloads: 72

The Terror

  [english | 1917]  

Arthur Machen


Summary: [Profiles in Terror: A Guide to Middle East Terrorist Organizations is a 2004 book by Aaron Mannes. It profiles more than twenty terrorist organizations operating in the Middle East and their affiliate groups worldwide describing their characteristics: ideology and objectives history leadership organization external relations financial support networks target and tactics external relations a ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 406

The Unity Congress of the RSDLP

  [english | 1917]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The one factor that was missing in all these revolutions but which was present in October 1917 was the subjective factor a workers leadership capable of preparing in good season the working class for the socialist transformation of society. It was the policy and the tactics of the Bolshevik Party under the leadership of Lenin and Trotsky which led the Russian workers to victory. Lenin prepared ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 20

The Warriors Soul

  [english | 1917]  

Joseph Conrad


Excerpts: [... in Moscow. It toppled down on them. Then began the long rout of the Grand Army. I have seen it stream on, like the doomed flight of haggard, spectral ...... we got orders to charge the retreating column I don't know why unless they wanted to prevent us from getting frozen in our saddles by giving us ...... within them. I had time for a good look while riding at the head of my ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 138

Through The Dragon Glass

  [english | 1917]  

Abraham Merritt


Excerpts: [... and look at it! Wonderful? It is more than wonderful, the Dragon Glass! Whoever made it lived when the gods walked about the earth creating something ...... man worth ten millions can't step out into thin air and vanish without leaving behind him the probability of some commotion, naturally. The newspapers ...... shot up dusky little vaporous yellow flames. Afterward you were aware ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 38

To the Party Part 02

  [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: 400

To the Trade Union Committee and All Workers of the First State Motor Works

  [english | 1917]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Vladimir Lenin created this hugely significant Marxist text to explain fully the inevitable flaws and destructive power of Capitalism: that it would lead unavoidably to imperialism monopolies and colonialism. He prophesied that those third world countries used merely as capitalist labour would have no choice but to join the Communist revolution in Russia. GREAT IDEAS. Throughout history some ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 31

Tom Swift In The Land Of Wonders

  [english | 1917]  

Victor Appleton


Summary: [Tom has had enough of adventure and swears he is going to stay home and live the life of a sedate scientist working on his many patent applications. He spots a magazine article written by Professor Bumper describing a fabulous underground city containing a large gold idol. Toms attitude is Hrumpf! Gold. Underground city. Savages. Lions. Tigers. Bears. Been there done that. Next thing we know ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 477

Valuable Admissions of Pitirim Sorokin

  [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: 33

Wildfire

  [english | 1917]  

Zane Grey


Summary: [Horse hunter Lin Sloan never wanted anything more than the wild stallion he called Wildfire. Lucy Bostil found the horse and the unconscious man who had roped him. She saved both their lives and took Sloans heart in the process. Now another man wants Lucy and the horse--and will stop at nothing short of killing to get them.]
Genres: [fiction | westernsDownloads: 147

Wireless Message of the Council of Peoples Commissars 1917

  [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: 190
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