Books published in 1920

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A Bihari Remete

  [english | 1920]  

Aurl Krpti

Excerpts: [... patrciusnak, mint Licinus borblynak. Kezben pergamentekercset szorongatott, taln Theokritosz egy idilljt, taln egy adslevelet. Elegancijhoz s pomps megjelenshez ...... s azok megkettztettk lpteiket. Az t nemsokra a Tiberis fel kanyarodott s attl alig egy kdobsnyira prhuzamosan haladt tovbb a part blogat fzesei mellett. ...... hajtanak a part fel s az idegenek meglik a rgi erklcsket,...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 118

A Dweller In Mesopotamia

  [english | 1920]  

Donald Maxwell

Summary: [Donald Maxwell (born in Clapham London in 1877 died in 1936) was a British writer and illustrator.]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 491

A Harum Scarum Schoolgirl

  [english | 1920]  

Angela Brazil

Summary: [Angela Brazil (pronounced brazzle) (30 November 1868 ? 13 March 1947) was one of the first British writers of modern schoolgirls stories written from the characters point of view and intended primarily as entertainment rather than moral instruction. In the first half of the twentieth century she published nearly 50 books of girls fiction the vast majority being boarding school stories. She also ...]
Genres: [young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 424

A Humorous History Of England

  [english | 1920]  

C Harrison

Excerpts: [... future progress of this State,. Must own the chiefest fact to be. Her escalator is the Sea._. [Illustration: Take cover]. Prehistoric Historians ...... too long to spell. He joined in little feuds no doubt. And with his weapons fashioned out. Of flint, went boldly to the fray. And cracked ...... the Saxons aches and pains. They sailed right up our rivers broad,. Putting the natives ...]
Genres: [poetry | humor | historyDownloads: 342

A Kut Prisoner

  [english | 1920]  

H W Bishop

Summary: [Le prisonnier du Bouddha written by Franquin and Greg drawn by Franquin with assistance by Jidehem is the fourteenth album of the Spirou et Fantasio series. The story was initially serialised in Spirou before its release as a hardcover album in 1960.]
Genres: [biography | war | historyDownloads: 275

A Last Diary

  [english | 1920]  

Bruce Frederick Cummings

Summary: [An Assassins Diary is the title of a book released in 1973 which was based on part of the diary of Arthur Bremer the would-be assassin of Alabama Governor George Wallace. Bremer shot Wallace at a shopping mall in Laurel Maryland while Wallace was making his third campaign for President on May 15 1972. In the book Bremer states that he was not particularly opposed to Wallaces political agenda ...]
Genres: [biography | healthDownloads: 236

A Little Maid Of Old Maine

  [english | 1920]  

Alice Turner Curtis

Excerpts: [... unusually full with the spring rains, dashed against its banks as if inviting the little girls to play a game with it. Usually Anna and Rebecca ...... as yellow as the floss on an ear of corn, and her skin was not tanned brown like Anna's, but was fair and delicate. Beside her Anna looked more like a ...... thought the little girl unhappily. Perhaps they will think I am drowned ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | young readers | historyDownloads: 15

A Man To His Mate

  [english | 1920]  

J Allan Dunn

Excerpts: [... quick shift of his glance, but went on sitting at the table, the gold in one palm, the fingers of his other hand resting on the grains. Jim Lund. ...... But they would not suspect foul play at first. He had no immediate family. His landlady lodged other newspapermen, and was used to their vagaries. ...... could not resist the shot. He had gathered that the doctor resented Lund. ...]
Genres: [nautical | fiction and literatureDownloads: 484

A Poor Defence of a Liberal Labour Policy

  [english | 1920]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Summary: [The Bolshevik or Maximalist wing of the Social-Democratic Party was able to control the Soviet and the Committees in the early days of the Revolution its hold upon them has tightened and it is now stronger than ever. Yct it represents neither the best nor even the most numerous section of the people. Like the Okhrana or secret police system under the old rSgime its influence is based.upon the ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 380

A Popular Schoolgirl

  [english | 1920]  

Angela Brazil

Excerpts: [... dear, she began. I've been wanting to ask you this-are we going back to Rotherwood after the holidays.. Mrs. Saxon folded up her sewing, put ...... a great difference to us, and I think it is far easier to turn out good work in the midst of beautiful surroundings. Grovebury College has reaped ...... light electric railway that ran along the roadside for seven miles to ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 350

A Thin Ghost And Others

  [english | 1920]  

Montague Rhodes James

Summary: [A collection of short stories by a master of the genre.]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | short storiesDownloads: 80

A Voyage To Arcturus

  [english | 1920]  

David Lindsay

Summary: [A Voyage to Arcturus is a novel by the Scottish writer David Lindsay. First published in 1920 it combines fantasy philosophy and science fiction in an exploration of the nature of good and evil and their relationship with existence. It has been described by the critic and philosopher Colin Wilson as the greatest novel of the twentieth century and was a central influence on C. S. Lewiss The Space ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 288

Acanthus And Wild Grape

  [english | 1920]  

F Call

Summary: [Annie Payson Call (1853-1940) was a Waltham author. She wrote several books and published articles in the The Ladies Home Journal. Many articles are reprinted in her book Nerves and Common Sense. The common theme of her work is mental health.]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 396

Adventures And Enthusiasms

  [english | 1920]  

E Lucas

Summary: [Adventures And Enthusiasms by E V Lucas. ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMS THE PERFECT GUEST There are certain qualities that we all claim. We are probably wrong of course but we deceive ourselves into believing that short as we may fall in other ways we really can do this or that superlatively well. I ll say this for myself we remark with an approving glance in the mirror at any rate I m a good ...]
Genres: [short story collection | essaysDownloads: 443

Adventures In Southern Seas

  [english | 1920]  

George Forbes

Summary: [Not recommended. No creditability too outlandish in too many places.]
Genres: [adventure | nautical | fiction and literatureDownloads: 1

Air Service Boys Flying For Victory

  [english | 1920]  

Charles Amory Beach

Excerpts: [... and he saw that the wings of his plane were being cut by the hail of missiles that came up in swarms, like buzzing bees, each armed with a sting. Dodging ...... and at this exciting stage of the advance that would seem like a real calamity to so ambitious a pilot. I suppose you'd kick like a steer, said the ...... one. It doesn't seem reasonable to me.. Why not. demanded his ...]
Genres: [war | adventure | young readersDownloads: 489

Air Service Boys Over The Atlantic

  [english | 1920]  

Charles Amory Beach

Excerpts: [... flirt of his hand, brought the Yankee fighting aircraft back to an even keel, with a beautiful gliding movement. Immediately the steady throb ...... join me in a sensational flight.. At hearing these words Jack began to show a sudden interest. If you know anything about us, Lieutenant. he exclaimed ...... that Bessie and Mrs. Gleason are so close as all that.. If you care to walk ...]
Genres: [adventure | young readers | warDownloads: 167

Alexander Crummell An Apostle Of Negro Culture

  [english | 1920]  

William Ferris

Excerpts: [... man is in touch with and in relation to his spiritual environment and a spiritual world. They also tell us that at death, the soul and body ...... then estimate the weight, worth and significance of the ideas which he advocated, for which he lived and which were incarnated in his personality. The ...... returned to this country in the late sixties or the early seventies, was for a ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 369

Alice Cogswell Bemis

  [english | 1920]  


Excerpts: [... the northeast and great tidal waves made it a total wreck. John Cogswell and all his family were washed ashore from the broken decks of their ship, but ...... was due the establishment of the parish and church and the building of the meeting-house and when, according to the quaint custom of those days, the ...... my childhood recollections is a little incident that occurred when I ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 240

An Adventure With A Genius

  [english | 1920]  

Alleyne Ireland

Excerpts: [... Regulation of 1818, or the British Guiana Immigration Ordinance of 1891 be welcomed as a set-off to a complete unfamiliarity with Milton's Comus ...... a guest at his club in New York. When I left him I thought poorly of the chances of the remnant of the six hundred. Some weeks passed and I heard nothing ...... the arm of the major-domo. My first swift impression was of a very tall ...]
Genres: [adventure | biographyDownloads: 470
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