Books published in 1924

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Absolution

  [english | 1924]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Summary: [A very dark and bleak tale but well written non the less and I did enjoy it.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 280

Augustus Carp Esq

  [english | 1924]  

Henry Howarth Bashford


Excerpts: [... accompany us to church. My father's clothing and general demeanour. Remark of Simeon Whey on my father's hat. First impression of the new lectern. Unmistakable ...... resumed the singing, from which the two fellow-members had been unable to desist, until my father, who had been rapidly thinking, once again held ...... rapid and accentuated of the late Messrs Moody and Sankey. ...]
Genres: [satire | humorDownloads: 44

Bull Hunter

  [english | 1924]  

Max Brand


Summary: [Hunter was a man who could rip a tree trunk from the ground with his bare hands or tame the wildest stallion with his kind manner. Nobody west of the Pecos would have dared run afoul of the mighty frontiersman. But Pete Reeve didnt have the reputation of a dead shot because he relied on his common sense. Then Bull and Pete crossed paths and townsfolk from Cheyenne to San Antonio braced for the ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | westernsDownloads: 474

Cinq Nouvelles Extraordinaires

  [french | 1924]  

Gustave Le Rouge


Summary: [Ces cinq nouvelles extraordinaires nous font vivre cinq expriences o les diffrents protagonistes ctoient tour tour la ralit le rve ou le cauchemar sans que nous ne sachions laquelle des trois situations est en train de vivre le personnage. Spectre seul - Je regarde un homme solitaire et je me rends compte que jarrive lire en lui... Notre-Dame la Guillotine - En pleine rvolte des Pauvres Gorgius ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 147

Fascinating San Francisco

  [english | 1924]  

Fred Brandt And Andrew Wood


Excerpts: [... illuminated ferryboats glide by like the yellow-bannered halls of fable, the buoyancy of San Francisco is manifest. It increases as you pass through ...... center, and close by are big and little hotels, shops, restaurants and sidewalk flower stalls. Here traffic eddies around Lotta's Fountain, presented ...... city conscious of its obligation to the sea, San Francisco has always ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 355

Grenfell Knight Errant Of The North

  [english | 1924]  

Fullerton Waldo


Summary: [Grenfell Knight Errant Of The North by Fullerton Waldo. You who have sampled the salt breezes of the North on board my boat have I know imbibed the spirit that actuates the belief that in a world like ours we can all be knights. I know that like ourselves you look upon the world as a field of honor and its only durable prizes the things that we can accomplish in it. You see the fun in it all--the ...]
Genres: [adventure | non fictionDownloads: 165

Gretchens Forty Winks

  [english | 1924]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... 1 ? The sidewalks were scratched with brittle leaves, and the bad little boy next door froze his tongue to the iron mail-box. Snow before night, ...... a cigarette but when he was in this mood her slightest positive action irritated him beyond measure. 'When you've got time to listen,' he said crossly, ...... to light the hot water for a bath. With a sigh he carefully deposited his ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 363

Heu Heu

  [english | 1924]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Summary: [Sir Henry Rider Haggard KBE (22 June 1856 ? 14 May 1925) was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations predominantly Africa and a founder of the Lost World literary genre. He was also involved in agricultural reform around the British Empire. His stories situated at the lighter end of Victorian literature continue to be popular and influential.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 49

Imprisoned With The Pharaohs

  [english | 1924]  

H Lovecraft


Summary: [Imprisoned With The Pharaohs by H P Lovecraft. Classic horror tale by H.P. Lovecraft]
Genres: [short story | horrorDownloads: 470

In The Vault

  [english | 1924]  

Howard Phillips Lovecraft


Summary: [In the Vault is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft written on September 18 1925 and first published in the November 1925 issue of the amateur press journal Tryout.In the Vault was based on a suggestion made in August 1925 by Charles W. Smith editor of the amateur journal Tryout which Lovecraft recorded in a letter: an undertaker imprisoned in a village vault where he ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 96

Lamerique Mysterieuse Todd Marvel Detective Milliardaire Tome Ii

  [french | 1924]  

Gustave Le Rouge


Summary: [Todd Marvel et sa fiance Elsie prparent leur mariage sereinement. Mais alors que le docteur Klaus Kristian ne donne plus signe de vie laventure les rattrape sous la forme dun ingnieux bandit indien qui veut sapproprier la fortune dune amie intime de la jeune femme. Aprs en avoir triomph non sans difficult le milliardaire dcide de se rendre en France afin de terminer une enqute sur laquelle les ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 375

Lhirondelle Sous Le Toit

  [french | 1924]  

Lucien Descaves


Summary: [Ce roman est la chronique dune petite ville durant la guerre de 14-18. Il dcrit fort bien ltat desprit et linquitude des familles et de rfugis.]
Genres: [fiction | historical | war militaryDownloads: 178

Rags Martin Jones And The Prince Of Wales

  [english | 1924]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... some important part of the cargo was still on board. At last from the watchers on the pier there arose a long-drawn Ah-h-h! as a final entourage began ...... it seemed to sway and bend from the shock of her beauty. A few porters fainted. A large, sentimental shark which had followed the ship across made a ...... and so the Martin-Jones fortune of seventy-five millions had been ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 136

Room

  [english | 1924]  

Edgar Wallace


Summary: [In a Dark Dark Room is an I Can Read childrens book published by Alvin Schwartz in 1985.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 277

Tarzan And The Ant Men

  [english | 1924]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Summary: [Jungle Tales of Tarzan is a collection of twelve loosely-connected short stories written by Edgar Rice Burroughs comprising the sixth book in order of publication in his series about the title character Tarzan. Chronologically it is a midquel to the first Tarzan novel Tarzan of the Apes as the events recounted in it actually occur within Chapter 11 of that novel between Tarzans avenging of his ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 36

The Bindles On The Rocks

  [english | 1924]  

Herbert Jenkins


Excerpts: [... reduction of the Government dole from twenty to fifteen shillings a week had been a serious thing for the Bindles. The trade union to which ...... Mrs. Bindle. Ever since I married you, and now you want to shame me before the neighbours. It's always the same-you and your common ways. Look ...... voice, which many of his flock had difficulty in withstanding. It was not until Mr. ...]
Genres: [humorDownloads: 184

The Call Of The Canyon

  [english | 1924]  

Zane Grey


Summary: [Glenn Killbourne and his fiancee Carley Burch find a strange test of their love in the mountains and canyons of Arizona.]
Genres: [western | romanceDownloads: 187

The Face In The Night

  [english | 1924]  

Edgar Wallace


Excerpts: [... no overcoat his shirt was open at his throat. He walked along, peering up at the doors, and presently he stopped before No. 551 and made a survey of ...... at the carpet. That stuff has to get out of this house and out of the country-quick! he said. It is too big to hold and break up here, and ...... fascinated horror, the process of his searching, saw the package opened on the ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 236

The Flying Squad

  [english | 1924]  

Edgar Wallace


Excerpts: [... head. No more questions about Ronnie? Well, she'll ask you some. I tried to keep her away. You know what you're going to tell her, don't you? A pause ...... Li, said Mark breathlessly, and Li Yoseph saw death in his eyes. Me you cannot kill, my goot Mark, he said. I may die, yes, but I shall come ...... to talk, but before he could speak again she had moved on. Mark employed a ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 43

The Hound

  [english | 1924]  

Howard Phillips Lovecraft


Summary: [The Hound of Death and Other Stories is a collection of twelve short stories by Agatha Christie first published in the United Kingdom in October 1933. Unusually the collection was not published by Christies regular publishers William Collins Sons but by the Odhams Press and was not available to purchase in shops. This was the first time that a Christie book had been published in the UK but not ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 320
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