Books published in 1923

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A Lost Lady

  [english | 1923]  

Willa Cather


Excerpts: [... thing one saw on departing. To approach Captain Forrester's property, you had first to get over a wide, sandy creek which flowed along the eastern ...... and pick up my skirts, and in I go! She thrust out a white shoe and shook it. But you can swim, can't you, Mrs. Forrester, said George. Most women ...... roses. He and his wife still went away for the winter, but each year the ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 3

Arson Plus

  [english | 1923]  

Samuel Dashiell Hammett


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references (p. 932-934).]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | short storiesDownloads: 197

Dice Brassknuckles Guitar

  [english | 1923]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... Victorian houses are as unfashionable as the works of Mrs. Humphry Ward. He can't see the hammock from the road-but sometimes there's a girl in ...... when they reached the porch Amanthis awoke, sat up suddenly and looked them over. The gentleman was young, perhaps twenty-four, and his name was Jim ...... and began revolving his thatched straw hat rapidly in his hands. You cer'nly ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 267

For Luncheon And Supper Guests

  [english | 1923]  

Alice Bradley


Summary: [For Luncheon And Supper Guests by Alice Bradley. For Luncheon and Supper Guests is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Alice Bradley is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of Alice Bradley then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [cookingDownloads: 408

Hypnos

  [english | 1923]  

Howard Phillips Lovecraft


Summary: [Hypnos by H P Lovecraft. Hypnos is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft penned in March 1922 and first published in the May 1923 issue of National Amateur. Hypnos is a first-person narrative written from the perspective of an unnamed character living in Kent England. The narrator writes that he fears sleep and is resolved to write his story down lest it drive him ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 328

In The Orchard

  [english | 1923]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [The Orchard is a tea room and tea garden in Grantchester near Cambridge serving morning coffee lunches and afternoon teas. Since opening in 1897 it has been a popular retreat for Cambridge students teachers and tourists as well as locals with many famous names among its patrons. The Orchard is open every day of the year (with the exception of some days around Christmas) from 9:30 to 17:30 in ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 350

Le Frere De La Cote

  [french | 1923]  

Joseph Conrad


Excerpts: [... mais un peu perplexe quant `a sa situation parmi les traits du paysage : >, pensait-il ...... pr'esence de tous les spectacles ou 'ev'enements extraordinaires, de tous les gens singuliers, de toutes les coutumes singuli`eres, ou des plus redoutables ...... dans leur jardin franchirent d'un bond les petits murs de cl^oture. ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 172

Les Aventures De Todd Marvel Detective Milliardaire

  [french | 1923]  

Gustave Le Rouge


Summary: [Sous un nom demprunt le milliardaire Todd Marvel sadonne sa passion des nigmes en exerant la profession de dtective priv San Francisco accompagn de son fidle assistant Floridor. loccasion dune fte donne par son ami le banquier Rabington il vente un complot destin sapproprier la fortune de celui-ci et de sa pupille la charmante Miss Elsie. Sensuit alors une course-poursuite remplie de ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 213

Ma Vie Recit Dun Provincial

  [french | 1923]  

Anton Pavlovitch Tchekhov


Summary: [Ma vie: Missal fils de larchitecte de la ville descendant dune famille noble ne peut se rsoudre vivre cette vie de bourgeois que lui confre son droit de naissance. Il ne rve que de travail manuel. - En voyage: Une chambre dhtel une nuit de tempte une rencontre fortuite propice aux confidences... - Le Pre: Rencontre du pre avec son fils. La dchance du pre sa descente aux enfers en opposition avec ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 111

Midwinter

  [english | 1923]  

John Buchan


Excerpts: [... channel between Oxford and the North might well be troublesome, even for a respectable traveller who called himself Mr Andrew Watson, and was ready with ...... than a city of Scotland, the acres of policies that warded the house from the vulgar eye, the secular trees, the air of long-descended peace-struck ...... young gentleman behind her, but the Duchess cut him short. Harry! she ...]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 263

Mrs Dalloway In Bond Street

  [english | 1923]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [Mrs Dalloway (published on 14 May 1925) is a novel by Virginia Woolf that details a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway in post-World War I England. Mrs Dalloway continues to be one of Woolfs best-known novels.Created from two short stories Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street and the unfinished The Prime Minister the novels story is of Clarissas preparations for a party of which she is to be hostess. ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 170

New Lands

  [english | 1923]  

Charles Hoy Fort


Summary: [The Bloodstone Lands is a module for the Forgotten Realms campaign setting for the 2nd edition of Advanced Dungeons Dragons. It is also known by its product code FR9. The book was written by Bob Salvatore. Cover art is by Larry Elmore with interior illustrations by Uttam and cartography by Diesel. This is a 64-page booklet wrapped in a removable cover. Included with the book is a fold-out color ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 86

One Of Ours

  [english | 1923]  

Willa Cather


Summary: [Willa Sibert Cather (December 7 1873 - April 24 1947) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains works such as O Pioneers! My ntonia and The Song of the Lark. In 1923 she was awarded the Pulitzer for One of Ours (1922) a novel set during World War I. Cather grew up in Nebraska and graduated from the state university ...]
Genres: [fiction | historical | war militaryDownloads: 330

Out Of The Earth

  [english | 1923]  

Arthur Machen


Summary: [Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit is a 1992 book written by Al Gore published in June 1992 shortly before he was elected Vice President in the 1992 presidential election. Known by the short title Earth in the Balance the book explains the worlds ecological predicament and describes a range of policies to deal with the most pressing problems. It includes a proposed Global Marshall ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 282

Pellucidar

  [english | 1923]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Summary: [Original title: Seven worlds to conquer.]
Genres: [adventure | science fiction | pulpDownloads: 164

Riddle Of The Rhine

  [english | 1923]  

Victor Lefebure


Summary: [The Riddle Of The Rhine by Victor Lefebure. PREFACE BY FIELD MARSHAL FOCH INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1. EXPLANATORY CHAPTER II. THE GERMAN SURPRISE CHAPTER III. THE ALLIED REACTION CHAPTER IV. INTENSIVE CHEMICAL WARFARE CHAPTER V. CHEMICAL WARFARE ORGANISATIONS CHAPTER VI. THE STRUGGLE FOR THE INITIATIVE CHAPTER VII. REVIEW OF PRODUCTION CHAPTER VIII. AMERICAN DEVELOPMENTS CHAPTER IX. GERMAN CHEMICAL ...]
Genres: [warDownloads: 22

Saint Joan

  [english | 1923]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [Saint Joan is a 1923 play by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw depicting the life of Joan of Arc.]
Genres: [non-fiction | history | fictionDownloads: 408

School Church And Home Games

  [english | 1923]  

George Draper


Excerpts: [... the room. The one left in the room hides a coin, or some similar object, somewhere in plain sight. It must be visible without having to move any object. ...... and face towards the north. But since I have arrived in the south,-at the mention of the word south they all turn and face the south, etc. If the ...... pupils of each aisle constitute a team. The one in the front seat in ...]
Genres: [young readers | gamesDownloads: 358

Tarzan And The Golden Lion

  [english | 1923]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Excerpts: [... There was but the suggestion of a breeze, but what there was moved toward her from the direction of the sound she had heard, and which she still heard ...... laughing, that he does just what he jolly well pleases after he gets a taste of live blood. You're on, my son, said the ape-man. I think I am ...... to live here in comfort and in happiness. Why jeopardize those two things ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 263

The Alaskan

  [english | 1923]  

James Oliver Curwood


Excerpts: [... the almost vivid light, and in that light her eyes were wide and filled with a dusky fire, and her lips were parted a little, and her slim body was ...... I wish I were a man. I wish you were, agreed Alan amiably. Whereupon Mary Standish's pretty mouth lost its softness for an instant. But Alan ...... thinking about Keok and Nawadlook and the people of his range. From somewhere he ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 272
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