Books published in 1941

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A World Is Born

  [english | 1941]  

Leigh Brackett


Summary: [A World Is Born by Leigh Brackett. Mel Gray flung down his hoe with a sudden tigerish fierceness and stood erect. Tom Ward working beside him glanced at Gray s Indianesque profile the youth of it hardened by war and the hells of the Eros prison blocks. A quick flash of satisfaction crossed Ward s dark eyes. Then he grinned and said mockingly. Hell of a place to spend the rest of your life ain t ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 417

Between The Acts

  [english | 1941]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [In Woolfs last novel the action takes place on one summers day at a country house in the heart of England where the villagers are presenting their annual pageant. A lyrical moving valedictory.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 458

Beyond The Farthest Star

  [english | 1941]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Summary: [An enemy of the people / Henrik Ibsen tr. by Eleanor Mark-Aveling. -- The sunken bell / Gerhart Hauptmann tr. by C. H. Meltzer. -- The cherry orchard / Anton Chekov tr. by Constance Garnett. -- Cyrano de Bergerac / Edmond Rostand tr. by Gertrude Hall. -- Strife / John Galsworthy. -- Riders to the sea / John M. Synge. -- Beyond the horizon / Eugene ONeill.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 432

Klee Wyck

  [english | 1941]  

Emily Carr


Summary: [Klee Wyck by Emily Carr. The title of artist writer and rebel Emily Carr s first book means Laughing One the nickname given her by the Native people of Canada s west coast. She returned the favor with Klee Wyck a collection of 21 word portraits of their lives and ways. The memoir describes in witty vivid detail Carr s visits and travels as she painted their totem poles and villages and got to ...]
Genres: [biography | post 1930Downloads: 455

Les Visiteurs

  [french | 1941]  

Edmond Jaloux


Summary: [M de Salinis vit avec ses 3 filles Anne-Marie Ins et Henriette. Chacune a son caractre et la vie nest pas toujours simple surtout lorsque ces mmes filles sont toutes prises de Gilbert le mari dAnne-Marie. Mais qui aime vraiment qui?...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 43

Llana Of Gathol

  [english | 1941]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Excerpts: [... both feet upon his shoulders and, straightening up, withdrawn my blade from his carcass. For a moment my amazing advent threw them all off their guard, and ...... of Gathol Chapter 5 It was a good thing for me that Pan Dan Chee was a fast talker. Before Ho Ran Kim could formulate any objections we were ...... she knew her mind. Like so many of them, she might be abducted by some ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 232

Over To Candleford

  [english | 1941]  

Flora Thompson


Summary: [This is one of my favorite books. After watching the BBC programme Lark Rise to Candleford I bought this book online. I read it everyday and just cannot stop. Its the best novel on English country life of the 18th.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | post 1930Downloads: 195

Sick Heart River

  [english | 1941]  

John Buchan


Excerpts: [... He said the Turf Club at eight. I was to let him know, sir. Tell him to come here instead. You can produce some kind of a dinner? Leithen rather welcomed ...... see the man on the far side of Ella Purchass, the plump little man with the eagle beak who looks like he's enjoying his food. What would you set him down ...... give him pleasure? I'm sure it did. At least for most of the ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 224

The Beast Of Space

  [english | 1941]  

Fe Hardart


Summary: [A tale of the prospectors of the starways--of dangers]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 22

The Bell Tone

  [english | 1941]  

Edmund Leftwich


Summary: [It is no use. Its too late. The earth--I must dig--alone.]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930 | short storyDownloads: 457

The Case Of Charles Dexter Ward

  [english | 1941]  

H Lovecraft


Summary: [This is a masterful tale of horror. I find it very fitting that this was first published in Weird Tales magazine. The strength of Lovecraft]
Genres: [horror | post 1930Downloads: 376

The D Doodler

  [english | 1941]  

Graph Waldeyer


Summary: [Do you believe Professor Gault that this four dimensional plane contains life--intelligent life?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 367

The Devils Asteroid

  [english | 1941]  

Manly Wade Wellman


Summary: [The Rock Bred Evolution in Reverse!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 479

The Indulgence Of Negu Mah

  [english | 1941]  

Robert Andrew Arthur


Summary: [In his garden Negu Mah the Callisto uranium merchant sat sipping a platinum mug of molkai with his guest Sliss the Venusian.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 79

The Sky Trap

  [english | 1941]  

Frank Belknap Long


Summary: [The Forever Trap is an exclusive to audio Doctor Who story produced as part of BBC Books New Series Adventures line and the second entry in the series to be produced. Read by Catherine Tate it is the second non-televised Doctor Who adventure to feature the companion Donna Noble. It was released on CD on 9 October 2008.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 92

The Street That Wasnt There

  [english | 1941]  

Clifford Donald Simak


Excerpts: [... that Mr. Chambers desired to be left alone. The newer generation of townsfolk called it eccentricity. Certain uncouth persons had a different word for ...... one of the men who had ridiculed the book Mr. Chambers had written. But he pushed speculation away, sniffed the clean, crisp air again, looked at ...... he had started out at seven and returned at a quarter of eight. Now??? . ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 393

The Ultimate Experiment

  [english | 1941]  

Thornton Deky


Excerpts: [... as he had passed away, dying from sheer old age. True they had fought on as long as they could to save their kind from utter extinction but the comet ...... so obsessed had he become with the task he had set himself to do. Yet, in spite of a great loneliness and a strong fear of a final frustration, he worked ...... he would stop his work when the great red dying sun began to fade ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 330

The Vortex Blaster

  [english | 1941]  

Edward Elmer Doc Smith


Summary: [The Vortex Blaster is a collection of science fiction short stories by author Edward E. Smith Ph.D.. It was simultaneously published in 1960 by Gnome Press in an edition of 3000 copies and by Fantasy Press in an edition of 341 copies. The book was originally intended to be published by Fantasy Press but was handed over to Gnome Press when Fantasy Press folded. Lloyd Eshbach of Fantasy Press who ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 1

The Whispering Spheres

  [english | 1941]  

Russel Winterbotham


Summary: [An alien life-form--metallic sinister--threatening all mankind with annihilation.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 281

Three Hours Between Planes

  [english | 1941]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... was in the mood, healthy and bored, with a sense of tiresome duty done. He was now rewarding himself. Maybe. When the plane landed he stepped out into ...... of hers.' 'This is Mrs Gifford.' He remembered, or thought he remembered, the funny magic in the voice. 'This is Donald Plant. I haven't seen you since ...... hours.' 'Well, come up and see me.' 'Sure you're not just going to ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 392
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