Books published in 1917

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Mud And Khaki

  [english | 1917]  

Vernon Bartlett

Excerpts: [... are of necessity sad and depressing. Why, even the children's wards of the London Hospital are not that, for, as you look down the rows of beds, you ...... lie. Sure, an' it's rainin' outside, nurse, he says. And the nurse, who knows the difference between a raindrop and a tear-for was she not standing ...... again to apologise, I saw that his frown had gone, and his mouth was ...]
Genres: [war | non fictionDownloads: 443

My Adventures As A German Secret Service Agent

  [english | 1917]  

Horst Von Der Goltz

Summary: [My Adventures As A German Secret Service Agent by Horst Von Der Goltz. This book is a sort of galloping summary of the last ten years of my existence. It has been my fortune to be a witness--and sometimes an actor--in that drama of secret diplomacy which has been going on for so long and which in such a large way has been responsible for this World War. This book is centered around one man s ...]
Genres: [non fiction | espionageDownloads: 321

My Beloved Poilus

  [english | 1917]  


Excerpts: [... here and there which add so much to their value. Amidst the incessant roar of mighty guns surrounded by the wounded and the dying shivering at ...... Cross has started a branch hospital here, and I have been helping them to get it in order. It is just about ready now, and we may get soldiers any ...... that is at the American Ambulance perhaps you have read about him in some of the ...]
Genres: [correspondence | war | healthDownloads: 306

New Land Reform Measures

  [english | 1917]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Summary: [Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (22 April 1870 21 January 1924) was a Russian revolutionary author lawyer economic theorist political philosopher creator of the Soviet Communist Party leader of the 1917 October Revolution and founder of the USSR. As head of the Bolsheviks (19171924) he led the Red Army to victory in the Russian Civil War before establishing the worlds first officially socialist state. As a ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 11

No Man Land

  [english | 1917]  

H Macneile

Summary: [Big Ten Country - A Journey Through One Football Season was the second book published by author Bob Wood. Released in 1989 the book follows the 1988 Big Ten conference football season by visiting each of the ten universities over ten successive weekends. Just as in his first book Dodger Dogs to Fenway Franks Wood rates the universities and their towns on everything from restaurants and bars to ...]
Genres: [war | non fictionDownloads: 186


  [english | 1917]  

Frank Swinnerton

Excerpts: [... chapter. A false note, one fatal line, would have ruined it all. On the one hand lay brutality a hundred imitative louts could have written a similar ...... dead as the wife who had suffered because of its vagaries. He could no longer disappear on the Saturdays, as he had been used to do in the old days. His ...... grey hair and heavy beard were made to appear startlingly unkempt. ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 47

Observations Of An Orderly

  [english | 1917]  

Ward Muir

Excerpts: [... The fifth minute was spent in introducing me, in another room, the ward kitchen, to Mrs. Mappin-the scrub-lady. A scrub-lady is attached to each ...... even proved, on investigation, to contain beds: an unexpected luxury. I'll put you in Hut 6, said the Sergeant-Major. There's one empty bed. ...... cap with wads of paper in the interior of the crown the devices whereby non-spiral ...]
Genres: [war | health | audiobookDownloads: 152

Oh Money Money

  [english | 1917]  

Eleanor Hodgman Porter

Summary: [The Future of Money is a book written by Bernard Lietaer published by Random House in 2001 and currently out of print. It was written as an overview of how money and the financial system works the effects of modern money paradigms especially relating to debt and interest and how it can work to everyones benefit to solve a wide range of problems especially with the use of complementary currencies. ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 152

On The Fringe Of The Great Fight

  [english | 1917]  

George Nasmith

Excerpts: [... hurried in one after another to obtain permission to do this or that prominent men anxious to do anything they might to assist in the great crisis, crowded ...... and the division began to rapidly round into shape. Meanwhile the artillery and cavalry had gone into billets in the surrounding villages, and were ...... day by day did the readers thereof conclude that England was doing ...]
Genres: [war | history | healthDownloads: 221

On The King Service

  [english | 1917]  

Innes Logan

Excerpts: [... in combatant corps were sent back to face death again and again. This (we are told) has now been rectified, but it was for long a source of great soreness. ...... were at this service are all dead: one fell at Loos, one in Mesopotamia, and one on the Somme. The oldest of them, who was an officer in a Guards battalion, ...... that at three in the afternoon Jock is hit, in the front ...]
Genres: [war | religionDownloads: 259

On the Provisional Revolutionary Government

  [english | 1917]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Summary: [Every revolution begins at the top as the ruling class with no clear way forward split over what course of action to take. In January 1916 a strike wave developed against food shortages and speculators. Feeling the movement building up from below a section of the ruling class favored making limited concessions. During late 1916 the mystic monk Rasputin was murdered and plots were laid for a ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 138

On The Right Of The British Line

  [english | 1917]  

Gilbert Nobbs

Excerpts: [... their homecoming. Fighting men acknowledge it. And when your ears are no longer deafened by the cheers of others, take off your caps, fill your ...... work. I call them soldiers because they were dressed in khaki but the King's uniform could not disguise the fact that they were the old-time dock ...... GUIDES WHO CANNOT GUIDE. A HEATED ARGUMENT. Next morning we were disturbed early,...]
Genres: [warDownloads: 363

Once On A Time

  [english | 1917]  

A Milne

Summary: [Once On A Time is a fairy tale created by A. A. Milne. Written in 1917 Milnes own introduction begins This is an odd book and indeed it is very difficult to classify. Ostensibly a typical fairytale it tells the story of the war between the kingdoms of Euralia and Barodia and the political shenanigans which take place in Euralia in the kings absence all supposedly rewritten by Milne from the ...]
Genres: [short story collection | humor | audiobookDownloads: 193

Oscar Wilde

  [english | 1917]  

Edgar Saltus

Summary: [Oscar Wilde Volume 1 Of 2 by Frank Harris. 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. Subjects English imprints Great Britain Reference Bibliographies]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 432

Our Children

  [english | 1917]  

Anatole France

Summary: [Not to be confused with the science fiction novel Saturns Children by Charles Stross. Saturns Children: How the State Devours Liberty Prosperity and Virtue is a political science book by Alan Duncan and Dominic Hobson. Its main thesis is that states (in particular the United Kingdom on which the book concentrates) expropriate private property eliminate personal liberties and undermine the ...]
Genres: [young readers | short story collectionDownloads: 216

Our Next Door Neighbors

  [english | 1917]  

Belle Kanaris Maniates

Excerpts: [... suggestion had been but a perfunctory prompting of duty. Time alone could overcome the effects of her early environment. . Chapter Ii. Introducing ...... any supper.. Yes, you did. she asserted. I saw Gladys give you a bowl of bread and milk.. Emerald took it away from me and drank it up.. Didn't ...... and she went down ingloriously. One day while we were seated at the table ...]
Genres: [humorDownloads: 369

Over The Top

  [english | 1917]  

Arthur Guy Empey

Summary: [Arthur Guy Empey was a soldier in both the British and American armies of World War I who later reinvented himself as an author screenwriter actor and prolific author of pulp fiction.]
Genres: [war | audiobook | fiction and literatureDownloads: 107

Parnassus On Wheels

  [english | 1917]  

Christopher Morley

Summary: [Parnassus on wheels -- The haunted bookshop.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | humor | romanceDownloads: 418

Party Organisation and Party Literature

  [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: 104

Patty Blossom

  [english | 1917]  

Carolyn Wells

Summary: [Books by Carolyn Wells: p. 2.]
Genres: [young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 228
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