Books published in 1926

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A Womans College From The Outside

  [english | 1926]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [1882. Born (25 Jan) Adeline Virginia Stephen third child of Leslie Stephen (Victorian man of letters first editor of the Dictionary of National Biography) and Julia Duckworth (of the Duckworth publishing family). Comfortable upper middle class family background. Her father had previously been married to the daughter of the novelist William Makepeace Thackery. Brothers Thoby and Adrian went to ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 47

Au Pays Des Brumes

  [french | 1926]  

Arthur Conan Doyle


Summary: [Ce roman nous emmne en voyage dans la vieille Angleterre dans le monde du spiritisme et de la voyance. Le journaliste Edward Mallone mne lenqute auprs des mdiums et dans les runions spiritistes. A la dcouverte des fantmes et des esprits il fait dtranges rencontres dans un univers o le surnaturel ctoie la supercherie.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | occult supernaturalDownloads: 171

Clouds Of Witness

  [english | 1926]  

Dorothy Sayers


Summary: [Lord Peter Wimsey comes into his own in a complex murder case in which his brother is accused of killing his sisters fiance. The cleverly told story is full of twists and turns and fascinating trivia but though I heartily recommend the novel I suggest you read it elsewhere. This is an extremely bad transcription full of notations about garbled and missing text.]
Genres: [mysterydetectiveDownloads: 414

Followers Of The Trail

  [english | 1926]  

Zoe Meyer


Excerpts: [... balsam-scented air of the woods, where he was fast gaining a health and vigor that he had not believed possible. Out of a lean face, tanned by exposure ...... Moreover it seemed to know that the man was crippled. Slowly it advanced, its body almost brushing the snow, its huge furry pads making no sound upon ...... withdraw his head, Mokwa found himself a prisoner. With the pressure ...]
Genres: [adventure | fiction and literature | natureDownloads: 82

He

  [english | 1926]  

Howard Phillips Lovecraft


Summary: [Howard Phillips H. P. Lovecraft (August 20 1890 ? March 15 1937) was an American author of horror fantasy and science fiction especially the subgenre known as weird fiction. Lovecrafts guiding literary principle was what he termed cosmicism or cosmic horror the idea that life is incomprehensible to human minds and that the universe is fundamentally alien. Those who genuinely reason like his ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 417

Here And Beyond

  [english | 1926]  

Edith Wharton


Summary: [Edith Wharton born Edith Newbold Jones (January 24 1862 ? August 11 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist short story writer and designer.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 117

La Fin De Fausta

  [french | 1926]  

Michel Zevaco


Summary: [La suite du volume IX La Fin de Pardaillan et la fin de ce cycle majeur dans loeuvre de Zvaco.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | historicalDownloads: 450

La Fin De Pardaillan

  [french | 1926]  

Michel Zevaco


Summary: [Paris 1614. Louis XIII nest quun jeune garon de quatorze ans. La reine mre Marie de Mdicis est rgente et les Concini abusent de sa faiblesse pour usurper le pouvoir et piller le trsor royal. Paris gronde. Cest dans ce contexte que le chevalier de Pardaillan est venu aider son fils pour retrouver sa petite-fille ne il y a cinq ans et enleve quelques mois aprs ses parents Jehan de Pardaillan et ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | historicalDownloads: 424

La Llamada De Cthulhu

  [spanish | 1926]  

Howard Phillips Lovecraft


Summary: [The Call of Cthulhu is one of H. P. Lovecrafts best-known short stories. Written in the summer of 1926 it was first published in Weird Tales February 1928. It is the only story written by Lovecraft in which the extraterrestrial entity Cthulhu himself makes a major appearance.It is written in a documentary style with three independent narratives linked together by the device of a narrator ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 45

My Mortal Enemy

  [english | 1926]  

Willa Cather


Excerpts: [... her head, ?? la Pompadour, and there were curious, zigzag, curly streaks of glistening white in it, which made it look like the fleece of a Persian ...... long married. Mr. Henshawe was less perplexing than his wife, and he looked more as I had expected him to look. The prominent bones of his face gave ...... we saw by the lights behind when the front door opened and shut, and here ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 344

Planetoid 127

  [english | 1926]  

Edgar Wallace


Summary: [Planetoid 127 Greenhill Science Fiction Fantasy by Edgar Wallace. A young man finds that his old science teacher and benefactor Professor Colson is in contact with another world. The information the Professor is receiving has made him rich but has also made him a powerful enemy who will stop at nothing to discover the Professor s secret and use it for his own ends. Planetoid 127 is one of the ...]
Genres: [science fiction | pulp | short storyDownloads: 268

Sanders

  [english | 1926]  

Edgar Wallace


Excerpts: [... newspaper that had a circulation of less than half a million. And yet, the appearance of this literary effort of Bones coincided with a peculiar moment ...... word which the lizard of fire brought to me, he said, and his shoulder hunched back for the throw. I am Loka! said the girl, and he looked and his ...... journal, do you? Bones opened and closed his eyes very quickly. I ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 290

The Avenger

  [english | 1926]  

Edgar Wallace


Summary: [Agent 13: The Midnight Avenger was the name of a novel series based on Top Secret/S.I. setting published by TSR Inc. from 1986 to 1988. There were three stories in the series following the actions of the protagonist referred to in the novels only as Agent 13 or simply The Agent. It was written by Flint Dille and David Marconi. There is also a source book based on the characters and settings in ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 368

The Bandit Of Hell Bend

  [english | 1926]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Summary: [No better yarn of the old cattle days can be found in current fiction. Tense dramatic situations unforgettable characters presented with incomparable skill the humor and repartee of the boys and over all the glamor and romance of the old west.]
Genres: [western | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 276

The Benson Murder Case

  [english | 1926]  

S Van Dine


Excerpts: [... Coast, and the Congo. A definite purpose has animated me in speaking at such length about Vance's art instinct, for, in order to understand fully the melodramatic ...... snorted. 'Probably,' he repeated to Markham with good-natured contempt. You can bank on it if the captain says so??? . You see, ...... here looked upon a small stone court, really no more than a deep airwell ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 350

The Boy Ranchers On Roaring River

  [english | 1926]  

Willard Baker


Summary: [The boy ranchers.--The boy ranchers in camp.--The boy ranchers on the trail.--The boy ranchers among the Indians.]
Genres: [western | young readers | adventureDownloads: 352

The Call Of Cthulhu

  [english | 1926]  

Howard Phillips Lovecraft


Summary: [The Call of Cthulhu is one of H. P. Lovecrafts best-known short stories. Written in the summer of 1926 it was first published in Weird Tales February 1928. It is the only story written by Lovecraft in which the extraterrestrial entity Cthulhu himself makes a major appearance.It is written in a documentary style with three independent narratives linked together by the device of a narrator ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 356

The Dancing Floor

  [english | 1926]  

John Buchan


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references (p. ).]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 208

The Darblay Mystery

  [english | 1926]  

R Austin Freeman


Summary: [When a man is found floating beneath the skin of a green-skimmed pond one morning Dr Thorndyke becomes embroiled in an astonishing case. This wickedly entertaining detective fiction reveals that the victim was murdered through a lethal injection and someone out there is trying a cover-up.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 439

The Door With Seven Locks

  [english | 1926]  

Edgar Wallace


Summary: [The shape of fear.--On the northern ice.--Their dear little ghost.--A spectral collie.--The house that was not.--Story of an obstinate corpse.--A child of the rain.--The room of the evil thought.--Story of the vanishing patient.--The piano next door.--An astral onion.--From the loom of the dead.--A grammatical ghost.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 70
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