Books published in 1942

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Cross Creek

  [english | 1942]  

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings


Excerpts: [... an open forest. And after long years of spiritual homelessness, of nostalgia, here is that mystic loveliness of childhood again. Here is home. An old ...... She was a rich smooth brown. She came directly to me and inclined her head. She said, I come to pay my respecks. I be's Martha. Martha Mickens. I ...... totalled thirty-six dollars. I thought happily how far this would go. I ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiography | fictionDownloads: 106

Darkness And The Light

  [english | 1942]  

William Olaf Stapledon


Excerpts: [... their values falsified. And so, like bees in a queenless hive, they floundered into primitive ways. They became marauding gangsters, or clamoured ...... however, forced them to sacrifice much to military necessity. Not only the physical but also the mental prosperity of the population suffered. What ...... a rigorous political training, practical and theoretical, could stand for ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 17

Guide To Life And Literature Of The Southwest

  [english | 1942]  

J Frank Dobie


Excerpts: [... self is not for this extravert world. The banners of individualism are carried high, but the higher individualism that grows out of long looking ...... making good reading. I have never had any idea of writing or teaching about my own section of the country merely as a patriotic duty. Without apologies, ...... for Europe-a frontier that brought about the rise of democracy and ...]
Genres: [non fiction | post 1930Downloads: 249

Henry Horn X Ray Eye Glasses

  [english | 1942]  

Dwight Swain


Summary: [Henry Horn had a new invention a pair of glasses that worked on the x-ray principle. But he didnt expect them to reveal Nazi secret agents and their works of sabotage!]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 402

Henry Horns X Ray Eye Glasses

  [english | 1942]  

Dwight Vreeland Swain


Summary: [Henry Horn had a new invention a pair of glasses that worked on the x-ray principle. But he didnt expect them to reveal Nazi secret agents and their works of sabotage!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 450

La Conception Materialiste De La Question Juive

  [french | 1942]  

Abraham Leon


Summary: [Juif polonais Abraham Lon fut dabord sioniste de gauche militant de lHachomer Hatzar puis devient trotskyste au dbut de la IIe guerre mondiale un des cadres de la IVe internationale. Il crit le prsent document en 1942 est arrt en 1944 et meurt Auschwitz. Ce texte historique trs intressant propose un point de vue marxiste sur la question juive bien sr diffrent de celui du sionisme.]
Genres: [non-fiction | religion | judaismDownloads: 35

Monsoons Of Death

  [english | 1942]  

Gerald Vance


Summary: [Monsoons Of Death by Gerald Vance. Monsoons of Death appeared in the December 1942 issue of Amazing Stories. Ward Harrison got himself into a barrel of trouble when he accepted a job at the Martian Observation Station. There were fearful things on Mars....]
Genres: [short story | horror | post 1930Downloads: 393

One Way Ticket To Nowhere

  [english | 1942]  

Leroy Yerxa


Summary: [Like a ghost in the night a whole Mono train vanished. And it was up to Jeff Blake to find out where it had gone...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 56

Planet Of The Gods

  [english | 1942]  

Robert Moore Williams


Summary: [Two planets circling Vega! But a more amazing discovery waited the explorers when they landed!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 458

Skeleton Men Of Jupiter

  [english | 1942]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Excerpts: [... Tardos Mors, Jeddak of Helium, approached and saluted. From Tardos Mors to John Carter, Kaor! he said. The jeddak requests your immediate presence ...... capture came and sat down beside me. His rather handsome face was sad. I am sorry, John Carter, he said. Perhaps, if you will permit me to explain, ...... find her, I said. She is not on Barsoom. She is on Sasoom. You lie, Multis ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 184

The Jacob Street Mystery

  [english | 1942]  

R Austin Freeman


Excerpts: [... little attention beyond noting the effect of the dark, sharply defined shapes against the in definite background and even this interested him but ...... of pocket dividers, with which he took off the distance from the cross to the nearest point on the path and measured it on the scale. A hundred and ...... Just laid in a fresh quire, and I don't use a lot as I work mostly in oil. ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 403

The Time Mirror

  [english | 1942]  

Clark South


Summary: [Here was a strange mirror indeed! It reflected an image all right but not an image from the same era in history!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 463

The World Beyond

  [english | 1942]  

Raymond King Cummings


Summary: [The Know-It-All: One Mans Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World is the title of a book by Esquire editor A. J. Jacobs published in 2004. It recounts his experience of reading the entire Encyclopaedia Britannica all 32 volumes of the 2002 edition extending to over 33000 pages with some 44 million words. He set out on this endeavour to become the smartest person in the world. The ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 91

The World With A Thousand Moons

  [english | 1942]  

Edmond Moore Hamilton


Summary: [Grim death was the only romance to be found on this world that boasted a thousand moons.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 5

Warrior Of The Dawn

  [english | 1942]  

Howard Browne


Summary: [From the forest deeps came brutal killers and Tharn the Cro-Magnon vowed that vengeance would be his....]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 152