Books published in 1922

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A Book Of Exposition

  [english | 1922]  

Homer Heath Nugent


Summary: [The exposition of a mechanism The levers of the human body by Sir A. Keith.--The exposition of a machine The Mergenthaler linotype by P. T. Dodge.--The exposition of a process in nature The pea weevil by J. H. Fabre tr. by B. Miall.--The exposition of a manufacturing process Modern paper making by J. W. Butler Paper Company.--The exposition of an idea The gospel of relaxation by W. Jame]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 421

A Guide To Men

  [english | 1922]  

Helen Rowland


Summary: [A Fictional Guide to Scotland is a collection of short stories and one poem from 17 writers who were either Scottish by birth or lived in Scotland at the time of submission. The pieces which made it into the book were selected through an anonymous submissions process with an OpenInk editor Elizabeth Reeder and guest editors Meaghan Delahunt and Suhayl Saadi choosing the final pieces. OpenInk was ...]
Genres: [humorDownloads: 131

A Handful Of Stars

  [english | 1922]  

Frank Boreham


Excerpts: [... soul. William Penn saw the world in his heart that day as he listened to Thomas Loe and, in order that he might overcome it, he embraced the faith ...... in the day of trouble, and I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify Me-and her heart acquiesced in the conclusion: Surely this is the Word of God.'. In ...... James Chalmers was one of the truly great missionaries of the world. ...]
Genres: [non fiction | short story collectionDownloads: 444

A Hunger Artist

  [english | 1922]  

Franz Kafka


Summary: [The judgement -- The metamorphosis -- A report to an Academy -- A hunger artist.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 115

Aarons Rod

  [english | 1922]  

David Herbert Lawrence


Excerpts: [... sound. She turned, and went out, closing both doors behind her to shut out the noise. The shrill, rapid movement of the piccolo music seemed to possess ...... repeated laugh. We're so happy in a land of plenty, AREN'T WE DEAR? Do you mean I'm greedy, Julia? said Robert. Greedy!-Oh, greedy!-he asks if ...... Sisson negatively allowed himself to be led off. The others followed in ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 74

Across The Prairie In A Motor Caravan

  [english | 1922]  

Frances Halton Eva Hasell


Excerpts: [... should be accessible to the public. People realise too little what are the opportunities and responsibilities of pioneer days in those incomparable ...... children, and an idea came to her whereby these isolated places might be reached. Her plan was that trained women should go out on to the prairie, two ...... this, definite courses of training are provided for the students in ...]
Genres: [travel | religionDownloads: 300

Alcatraz

  [english | 1922]  

Max Brand


Summary: [A classic western from one of the masters of the genre.]
Genres: [fiction | westernsDownloads: 155

Alien Souls

  [english | 1922]  

Achmed Abdullah


Excerpts: [... giving birth. No, Bibi Halima did not weave words of love, cunning and soft. Perhaps she thought her husband's spoken love-words in keeping with his ...... God and mine own honor. He will have gone south, to these very hills, and there will be no desire in his heart but the desire to kill. He will kill Ebrahim ...... wife's death, had bidden farewell to the mosques and bazaars of ...]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literatureDownloads: 455

All That Matters

  [english | 1922]  

Edgar Guest


Summary: [Why Orwell Matters released in the UK as Orwells Victory is a book-length biographical essay by Christopher Hitchens. In it the author relates George Orwells thoughts on and actions in relation to: the British Empire the British left the British right the United States English conventions feminism and women and his own controversial work for the British Foreign Office. At the end of the book ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 0

An Easter Disciple

  [english | 1922]  

Arthur Benton Sanford


Summary: [An Easter Disciple Annotated by Arthur Benton Sanford. In 30 AD the Roman knight Quintus is stationed in Jerusalem. Raised to worship the pagan gods Quintus has begun to long for something more both in this life and the next. Hearing that Jesus will speak at Solomon s Porch the knight goes--and his life is forever changed. A short time later having been away on an assignment for a few fateful ...]
Genres: [religion | fiction and literatureDownloads: 283

Arnold Bcklin

  [german | 1922]  

Heinrich Alfred Schmid


Excerpts: [... Selbstbildnis 1875/76. Biographie. Tafel 1: Tannenbewachsene Felsschlucht. 1848 bis 1849 2: Heroische Landschaft. Um 1850/52 3: Kentaur ...... aus den Kreisen derer stammt, die fr die unbedingte berlegenheit der Franzosen in der bildenden Kunst eintraten. Dies alles war nur zum kleineren ...... Maler genug. Ein Calame werde er doch noch lange nicht. Der Widerstand des Vaters war ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 412

Around The World In Ten Days

  [english | 1922]  

Chelsea Curtis Fraser


Excerpts: [... and how he was burned past recognition.. I know, said the veteran airman those things will happen at times, mother, even with the most careful ...... came across the Atlantic last summer she was filled with hydrogen, and that her commander and crew all wore felt-soled shoes, so that they would not ...... of this, was the request. Remember, I am not much of an airplane man.. Well, ...]
Genres: [adventureDownloads: 328

Atheism In Pagan Antiquity

  [english | 1922]  

Anders Drachmann


Excerpts: [... worship as to Socrates, we know the opposite to have been the case he worshipped the gods like any other good citizen. This extension of the conception ...... did not, as mentioned above, take cognizance of denial of the gods. Nevertheless, the sentences on the Christians were considered by the Pagans of the ...... this very silence is surely significant. No doubt, most of them ...]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 455

Aves Migradoras

  [english | 1922]  

Fialho Dalmeida


Excerpts: [... uma luz coada atravs da sda d'um biombo, elle parecia arvorar o pallido como flamula de guerra da hoste macabra dos nevrosados, cuja vida o tdio do vulgar ...... Quem mais lesto e galanteador se antolhasse, mais esperanas poderia nutrir de successo. Alberto M. comeou uma elegia. Deliciosa aranha delicada, E ...... acaso, com safiras e pequenas perolas d'agua duvidosa. Havia mais um ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 277

Babbitt

  [english | 1922]  

Sinclair Lewis


Summary: [In this sardonic portrait of the up-and-coming middle class during the prosperous 1920s Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) perfectly captures the sound the feel and the attitudes of the generation that created the cult of consumerism. With a sharp eye for detail and keen powers of observation Lewis tracks successful realtor George Babbitts daily struggles to rise to the top of his profession while ...]
Genres: [fiction | humorousDownloads: 320

Balloons

  [english | 1922]  

Elizabeth Bibesco


Summary: [Haven.--Two Paris episodes.--Courtship.--Do you remember...?--The martyr.--A motor.--The masterpiece.--Tea time.--The end.--Misunderstood.--Counterpoint.--Villegiatura.--Auld lang syne.--Two taxi drives.--A touch of spring.--Fido and Ponto.]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 386

Betty Gordon At Mountain Camp

  [english | 1922]  

Alice Emerson


Excerpts: [... to any signpost that pointed the way back to the little square where the soldiers' monument stood and where Betty was to meet Carter, the Littells' chauffeur, ...... Gordon had glanced hastily at her wrist watch as she went out of the little store. It was very near the minute appointed for her to meet ...... upon his back, and Betty, struggling and laughing and almost crying, fell ...]
Genres: [young readers | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 76

Black Caesar Clan

  [english | 1922]  

Albert Payson Terhune


Summary: [I was surprised to see Terhume write a book that was not about collie dogs (though there is one in this story). I found the story to be good characters good but the manners and language to be a bit old fashioned. Still it is a good story and I recommend it.]
Genres: [mysterydetective | fiction and literatureDownloads: 400

Black Jack

  [english | 1922]  

Max Brand


Summary: [The raucous beginning of Brands Western is traditional: A gunfighter is shot dead in the street. However when spinster Elizabeth Cornish takes his baby to raise and wagers with her brother that blood will not will out--that Jacks son will not be a murderer--a fascinating story of nature versus nurture emerges.]
Genres: [fiction | westernsDownloads: 45

Bobby Of Cloverfield Farm

  [english | 1922]  

Helen Fuller Orton


Summary: [Bobby Of Cloverfield Farm The Upward And Onward Series by Helen Fuller Orton. Excerpt Now Bobby had hoed in it and dug in it so much just the day before that it was very soft and just beau-ti-ful for scratching. What good luck thought the Old Brown Hen. A finer place for scratching I never saw. Cluck cluck cluck she called and her thirteen chicks came running and she scratched all over the onion ...]
Genres: [young readersDownloads: 141
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