Books published in 1917

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The Boy Scout Fire Fighters

  [english | 1917]  

Irving Crump


Summary: [A Boy Scout captures a German spy.]
Genres: [young readers | adventure | fiction and literatureDownloads: 465

The Boy Scout Treasure Hunters

  [english | 1917]  

Charles Henry Lerrigo


Summary: [A Boy Scout captures a German spy.]
Genres: [adventureDownloads: 292

The Boy With The U S Weather Men

  [english | 1917]  

Francis Rolt Wheeler


Excerpts: [... it as a battleship's ram sinks a fishing-boat in a fog at sea. He might win through, but if it struck-. The oars creaked with the sudden strain ...... the boat. Loud barking overhead announced that Lassie was displeased and worried over the sudden departure of her offspring. How am I going to get ...... of air, not only six, but sixty miles high, yes, and more than that. You don't ...]
Genres: [adventure | nature | young readersDownloads: 28

The Broken Gate

  [english | 1917]  

Emerson Hough


Summary: [The Broken Gate by Emerson Hough. A novel.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 189

The Bunch Of Violets

  [english | 1917]  

Ernest Bramah


Excerpts: [... Hulse, Flinders had proceeded, when it came to the business on which Carrados had been asked to call at Whitehall. Needless to say, he's no fool or ...... with or every girl he meets.. Quite so, nodded the blind man. Actually, we have been asked to take precautions. It isn't quite a case for the ...... Carrados laid a light hand on his companion's arm. Through some subtle ...]
Genres: [mysterydetective | short storyDownloads: 379

The Campfire Girls On Ellen Isle

  [english | 1917]  

Hildegard Frey


Summary: [The Campfire Girls On Ellens Isle by Hildegard G Frey. It was the hottest day of the hottest week of the hottest June ever recorded in the weather man s book of statistics. The parched earth had split open everywhere in gaping cracks that intersected and made patterns in the garden like a crazy quilt. The gray-coated leaves hung motionless from the shriveling twigs limp and discouraged. Horses ...]
Genres: [young readers | adventureDownloads: 168

The Case For India

  [english | 1917]  

Annie Besant


Excerpts: [... Case For India, by Annie Besant. The eBook, The Case For India, by Annie Besant. Title: The Case For India. Author: Annie Besant. E-text ...... from the immense aid she has given, and is still giving. It must not be forgotten that long before the present War she had submitted-at first, ...... the martial type has been revived, chiefly in consequence of what the Bengalis felt to be ...]
Genres: [politicsDownloads: 265

The Case Of The Curio Dealer

  [english | 1917]  

William Hope Hodgson


Excerpts: [... I'm not in the body-hiding line.. The man's yellow dusky face went quite grey, and his eyes set, for an instant, in a look of complete terror. Then ...... Cap'n. he said. I too. And he pulled aside a flap of his coat-robe, and showed me a similar one. They can be bought for a couple of dollars, anywhere, ...... the President naked there before us. The President wish to kill my son ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 296

The Charmed Life

  [english | 1917]  

Achmed Abdullah


Summary: [Charmed Life is a 1977 novel by British childrens author Diana Wynne Jones. It was the first book in the Chrestomanci series of novels to be published. The series name comes from the way the plots involve a series of powerful nine-lived enchanters who carry the title Chrestomanci. Carriers of the title are essentially government administrators who supervise the use of magic on Earth.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | short storyDownloads: 179

The Cinema Murder

  [english | 1917]  

E Phillips Oppenheim


Summary: [I liked this novel a lot. It does get wordy at times but I always wanted to keep reading. Its a non-traditional mystery - not a whodunit. The romance is enjoyable without being too heavy and the characters are well crafted. A good light read!]
Genres: [mysterydetective | pulp | audiobookDownloads: 307

The Development Of Rates Of Postage

  [english | 1917]  

A Smith


Excerpts: [... It is careful and unbiased, and although here and there some of the author's conclusions may not meet with unanimous acceptance, they cannot fail to stimulate ...... in England. The question was, of course, to a large extent political, and one only among the several general grievances of the colonists ...... of a Post Office in Jamaica, and such other of his Majesty's plantations ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 436

The Doings Of The Fifteenth Infantry Brigade

  [english | 1917]  

Edward Lord Gleichen


Excerpts: [... and with three-quarters of an hour's rest at Rouen for coffee, and another rest at Amiens-where we heard that poor General Grierson, our Corps ...... was no field of fire anywhere except to the left, just where the railway crossed the Boussu road, where, strange to say, the country opened out on ...... respectable inhabitants assured me that there was no other way back unless I ...]
Genres: [war | history | biographyDownloads: 248

The Drum Of Saccharine

  [english | 1917]  

William Hope Hodgson


Summary: [A captain and two sailors try to out smart inspectors aboard their ship. Not a great or horrible story. Quick read.]
Genres: [short story | nauticalDownloads: 64

The Epworth Phenomena

  [english | 1917]  

Dudley Wright


Excerpts: [... eBook. Title: The Epworth Phenomena (1917) Author: Dudley Wright (1868-1949). The Epworth Phenomena (1917). To which are appended certain Psychic ...... vol xii. pp. 46-58. These alleged and well-attested Worksop events of 1893 are far more extraordinary than anything in the Wesley case, and the evidence ...... of the scryers (personally known to me, and far from being mediums) ...]
Genres: [non fiction | occultDownloads: 419

The Film Of Fear

  [english | 1917]  

Frederic Arnold Kummer


Summary: [The earliest known novel with a motion-picture theme.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | thrillersDownloads: 482

The Flag

  [english | 1917]  

Homer Greene


Excerpts: [... be without an American flag. Let me see.. He unhooked his eye-glasses from the breast of his waistcoat and put them on, shook out the paper dexterously ...... Hill. My Dear Madam:. I am informed by one of your pupils, Master-. He stopped long enough to ask the boy for his full name, and then continued ...... fifteen minutes he glanced at his watch which was lying on a table at his ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 166

The Four Corners Of The World

  [english | 1917]  

A W Mason


Summary: [The Four Corners Of The World by A E W Mason. This wonderfully eclectic group of short-stories contains some very interesting tales of the supernatural a couple of stories of war-time intrigue and a drama though the book is perhaps best known for The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel featuring French detective Inspector Hanaud. It has a little of everything just as the title suggests. Includes The ...]
Genres: [short story collection | mysterydetective | espionageDownloads: 346

The Fulfilment Of A Dream Of Pastor Hsi

  [english | 1917]  

A Mildred Cable


Excerpts: [... spent the day fasting it was Pastor Hsi's habit to refer to the Scriptures direct for guidance on matters of daily conduct, and in the early days of ...... antagonism where she had looked for sympathetic understanding. Mr. Cheng proved himself worthy in all ways of the confidence she had placed in ...... little house they fill, No look for entertainment where none was Rest is their ...]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 438

The German Element In Brazil

  [english | 1917]  

Benjamin Franklin Schappelle


Excerpts: [... Steueramt. algodo . Baumwolle. amolieren (amolar) . schleifen, schrfen. aranha . Gig (_vehicle_). araruta . Pfeilwurz. armazemm.. Kaufladen. arroba, ...... . Flasche. gara . Reiher. garonnef.(garonna) . Reitdecke, Satteldecke (aus Leder). garrafo, garafo (garrafo) . grosse Flasche. garupa ...... . gutes Geschft, unverhoffter Gewinn. periquito . Sittig, kleiner Papagei. persiennef....]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 55

The Ghost Whistle

  [english | 1917]  

Eugene Jones


Summary: [The Ghost Whistle by Eugene K Jones. If it s me answer ye want ye shall have it said he. Brother Holman the Lord took yer son just as the devil will take you some day. I can t give him back to ye but mark me words man He may come back if you don t mend your ways. He s watchin you now and hopin he didn t die in vain and when he finds he did you ll hear from him Yes I know about the railroad ...]
Genres: [ghost stories | short story | fiction and literatureDownloads: 364
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