Books published in 1936

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A World Of Sound

  [english | 1936]  

William Olaf Stapledon


Excerpts: [... and hostile beast fell upon it and devoured it, or the whole jungle suffocated it. The strain of following this struggle for existence wearied me. I closed ...... it gave a sense of richness, solidity, and vitality quite lacking in ordinary music. This queer music, moreover, had another source of wealth. It ...... and obvious. I found myself recognizing that these active ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 418

Afternoon Of An Author

  [english | 1936]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... than he had for many weeks, a fact that became plain to him negatively???he did not feel ill. He leaned for a moment against the door frame between ...... like yesterday and toast, orange juice and tea. He lingered for a moment in his daughter's end of the apartment and read his mail. It was an annoying ...... years ago and the sound rights last year. Never any luck with movies, he ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 113

Anne Of Windy Poplars

  [english | 1936]  

Lucy Maud Montgomery


Summary: [At the station.--Tirar y Soult.--Walhalla.--The doctors wife.--Anne.--An ignoble martyr.--Across the gulf.--A wayside episode.--Mademoiselle Joan.--The end of the vendetta.--A faded leaf of history.--The Yares of the Black Mountains.--Marcia.]
Genres: [fiction | juvenileDownloads: 225

Black Canaan

  [english | 1936]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Summary: [If you can get past the considerable racism (the setting is the Jim Crow Deep South the storys told in first person) its a creepy swamp voodoo tale comparable in its eerieness to many of the darker Conan stories. The Pool of the Black One comes to mind. I enjoyed it but you may not if you cant stand casual use of the N word.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | fantasyDownloads: 256

Doom Of The House Of Duryea

  [english | 1936]  

Earl Peirce


Summary: [This horror short story has a slightly different take on the vampire theme. Kind of reads like a Twilight Zone episode especially the ending. The writings a bit overblown but its still good for some mindless entertainment.]
Genres: [short story | horror | post 1930Downloads: 271

Evil Deeds At Red Cougar

  [english | 1936]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... their wagons and taking to the bresh if they happen to meet me on the road. I warn't intending to go there in the first place. I been punching ...... of hoofs reched us, and said: Oh, I dast not! They mustn't even see me again! But I want to, I said. Where you live? Red Cougar, says she. ...... setting there wondering which branch to take, I heard hosses running again, and purty ...]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | westernsDownloads: 332

Gees First Case

  [english | 1936]  

E Charles Vivian


Summary: [Gee S First Case by Jack Mann. Gregory George Gordon Green - or Gees as he prefers to be called - doesn t want to follow in his father s military footsteps he wants to be a detective and solve cases from mumps to murder as his billboard reads. Whether he s tracking Communists werewolves ghosts or ghouls Gees and his loyal secretary root out evil wherever it lurks - and have a great time doing it. ...]
Genres: [mysterydetective | post 1930Downloads: 228

High Horse Rampage

  [english | 1936]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... you air the same, I begs to remane. Yore lovin' Ant Saragosa. It's heartening to know a man's kin is thinking kindly of him and forgetting petty grudges. ...... cook? I demanded. He's layin' helpless in a chaparral thicket reekin' with the fumes of vaniller extract, says Old Man Mulholland. Anyway, yo're responsible ...... says I with a vi'lent start, because they hadn't never been ...]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | westernsDownloads: 210

I Didnt Get Over

  [english | 1936]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... in college and it was our twentieth reunion this year. We always called ourselves the War Babies-anyhow we were all in the damn thing and this time ...... war, -to read the names of Abe Danzer and Pop McGowan and those fellows and to think they've been dead for twenty years and we've only been getting ...... they found he was always accusing soldiers of slapping, so they let me go. ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 61

King Of Fang And Claw

  [english | 1936]  

Bob Byrd


Summary: [Ka Zar King Of Fang And Claw by Bob Byrd. by Bob Byrd. This is the first story in the Ka-Zar pulp series.]
Genres: [pulp | post 1930 | adventureDownloads: 299

Les Montagnes Hallucinees

  [french | 1936]  

Howard Phillips Lovecraft


Excerpts: [... il nous faudrait maintenant contourner le cap Adare et suivre la c^ote est de la terre de Victoria jusqu'`a notre base, pr'evue sur le rivage du d'etroit ...... d'ecouverts `a l'ouest, pr`es de la cha^ine de la Reine Alexandra, int'eress`erent particuli`erement Lake qui, en tant que biologiste, jugeait leurs marques ...... dans les peintures de Roerich. Impressionnant de loin. ...]
Genres: [fiction | horrorDownloads: 425

Lycanthropus

  [english | 1936]  

C Edgar Bolen


Summary: [Dont be fooled by the page count its actually a two-stanza poem. That said its rather nice as poems go.]
Genres: [poetry | post 1930 | short storyDownloads: 437

No Cowherders Wanted

  [english | 1936]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... means of keeping their sculps onto their heads whilst collecting pelts, and purty soon one of 'em riz and said, You mavericks make me sick. For the ...... at me and Cap'n Kidd, and says: You must be him. Wouldn't no other man fit the description he gimme. Who? I says. Glaze Bannack, says he. He gimme ...... around behind a corn crib so she wouldn't see me in my scare-crow condition....]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | westernsDownloads: 119

Not Under Forty

  [english | 1936]  

Willa Cather


Summary: [Forty Years Among the Indians was published by the Juvenile Instructor Press in 1890 and written by Daniel Webster Jones. It is described on its Title Page as A True yet Thrilling Narrative of the Authors Experiences among the Natives. In it Jones writes his autobiography detailing his conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints his experiences during the rescue of the handcart ...]
Genres: [non-fictionDownloads: 232

Pilgrims To The Pecos

  [english | 1936]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... ahead of us and grabbed all the best land. They claims it whether they got any legal rights or not. Legal rights be damned, snorted pap. Shotgun ...... heads and grabbed 'em by the bridles and throwed 'em back onto their haunches, and Old Man Richardson ought to of knew the stop would be sudden. T'warn't ...... with the others strung out behind, and he says to me: If this here ...]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | westernsDownloads: 265

Pistol Politics

  [english | 1936]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... four piddlin' fights a night was the usual run, and a man hadn't been shot dead in more than a week by my reckoning. Then, like my Aunt Tascosa Polk would ...... I. I'm confident they's at least thirty-five men in this camp which can read and write, says Gooseneck. That's plenty. But we got to find somebody ...... Charge it to Jerry Brennon. He spilt it. Dead men pays no bills, ...]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | westernsDownloads: 159

Proteus Island

  [english | 1936]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Excerpts: [... and Carver squinted after it. Of course, it had to be an apteryx these islands of the New Zealand group were too deficient in fauna for it to be ...... panic, but it had flashed against the sky with a sinister appearance of abnormality. It was a monstrosity, an aberration, and the minds of Polynesians ...... that was not human, yet had a hideous suggestion of humanity gone wild, a ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 211

Red Nails

  [english | 1936]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... follow me from Zarallo's camp, or were you whipped forth for a rogue? He laughed at her insolence and flexed his mighty biceps. You know Zarallo ...... Do you think I've followed you this far, to turn around and ride off empty-handed? Be sensible, wench. I'm not going to harm you. He stepped toward ...... to the spirelike pinnacle, he stared out over the forest roof. He stood a ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 489

Redemption Cairn

  [english | 1936]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Excerpts: [... showed up to relieve me he was hopped. He had a regular hexylamine jag, and he couldn't have piloted a tricycle. So I did the only possible thing ...... let me vent my temper without interruption, and I returned to my story. Well, I was getting down as well as could be expected. The Hera always ...... relieving each other, and you know what that's like, seeing somebody in a control ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 471

Son Of The White Wolf

  [english | 1936]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... fighting men between the Syrian coast and the Persian highlands, ready to be roused by a new word, a new prophet! The East is moving in her sleep. Ours ...... ancient Turan. Son Of The White Wolf Chapter 2 Massacre WHEN FRAULEIN OLGA VON BRUCKMANN, known as a famous German secret agent, arrived ...... do not dare! She snatched a pistol from her blouse. Before she could level it he ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 149
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