Books published in 1944

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A Summing Up

  [english | 1944]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [Janus: A Summing Up (1978) is a book by Arthur Koestler in which he develops his philosophical idea of the holarchy introduced in his 1967 book The Ghost in the Machine. The holarchy provides a coherent way of organizing knowledge and nature all together. The idea of the holarchy is that everything we can think of is composed of holons (simultaneously both part and whole) so that each holon is ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 160

Arena

  [english | 1944]  

Frederic Brown


Excerpts: [... and then pushed himself up to a sitting position. 'I'm crazy,' he thought. 'Crazy - or dead - or something.' The sand was blue, bright blue. And there ...... although the main fleets were still out of range of one another. This, his first taste of battle! Within three seconds or less he'd be victorious, ...... blue of the sand, some darker. Out from under the nearest bush ran a ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 235

Home Taxidermy For Pleasure And Profit

  [english | 1944]  

Albert Farnham


Summary: [Home Taxidermy For Pleasure And Profit by Albert B Farnham. INTRODUCTORY 13 I. HISTORY OF THE ART 17 II. OUTFIT--TOOLS AND MATERIALS 21 III. PRESERVATIVE PREPARATIONS FORMULA ETC. 38 IV. PANELS SHIELDS AND NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL MOUNTS 48 V. FIELD WORK COLLECTING 59 VI. SKINNING AND PRESERVING SKINS 64 VII. MAKING SCIENTIFIC SKINS 77 VIII. PREPARING DRY AND WET SKINS FOR MOUNTING 84 IX. MOUNTING ...]
Genres: [instructional | non fiction | post 1930Downloads: 401

Land Of Terror

  [english | 1944]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Summary: [Years ago David Innes and Abner Perry bored straight down through five hundred miles of the earths crust and landed in Pellucidar the savage primeval world that lies at the center of the earth. This is the story of their continuing adventures in the timeless land of perpetual noon and their encounters with the hideous creatures and savage men who pursue them. Although they encounter enemies at ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 279

Savage Pellucidar

  [english | 1944]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Summary: [When David Innes and Abner Perry set out to search for mineral deposits in Perrys newly invented Mechanical Prospectro they never dreamed of discovering the beautiful terrifying world of Pellucidar five hundred miles beneath their feet. Cast into a country of fierce fighting men beautiful women and vicious beasts David and Abner take sharply diverging paths. David and his mate Dian the Beautiful ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 284

Sirius A Fantasy Of Love And Discord

  [english | 1944]  

William Olaf Stapledon


Summary: [Sirius is Thomas Trelones great experiment - a huge handsome dog with the brain and intelligence of a human being. Raised and educated in Trelones own family alongside Plaxy his youngest daughter Sirius is a truly remarkable and gifted creature. His relationship with the Trelones particularly with Plaxy is deep and close and his inquiring mind ranges across the spectrum of human knowledge and ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 65

Tarzan And The Foreign Legion

  [english | 1944]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Excerpts: [... It was not far from the village???a cave close to a tiny mountain stream. There there were to be found many varieties of the edible things that ...... Then he slipped off the chute harness and his Mae West. His uniform and his underclothes, to the skin, were soaked and soggy. He had lost his cap during ...... the girl here. You may be a captain, said Sokabe but now, because of the ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 291

Texas John Alden

  [english | 1944]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... Ace Middleton's own fault he got his hind laig busted in three places, and if the city marshal had been tending to his own business instead of persecuting ...... got a slick tongue and might snake yore way ahead of me. So I'm tellin' you- He started to git up in a hurry, and I reached for my bowie, but then ...... a gent! says he, wringing my hand. I wouldn't entrust nobody else ...]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | westernsDownloads: 262

The Case Of The 16 Beans

  [english | 1944]  

Harry Stephen Keeler


Summary: [A good read however its more about a particular Chinese book than the 16 beans.]
Genres: [mysterydetective | post 1930 | pulpDownloads: 54

The Chocolate Soldier

  [english | 1944]  

C Studd


Summary: [A very stirring sermon. It really puts the lives of some great men of God into perspective. If you are a follower of Christ this is a must read and a frightening but necessary call to action.]
Genres: [religion | post 1930Downloads: 173

The Cleric Secret

  [english | 1944]  

Warwick Deeping


Excerpts: [... waited for some official person to arrive, to whom he could tender the additional tribute. Mr. Slade was for the moment alone in the carriage, and both ...... behind his desk, and stretched out a large pink hand to his curate. Mr. Jones himself was large and pink and sententious. He had manners. He was very ...... Mr. Slade like a bird singing. Gurney's reply was like an echo. I ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | war | religionDownloads: 231

The Fireside Chats Of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

  [english | 1944]  

Franklin Delano Roosevelt


Excerpts: [... true in the vast majority of our banks, but it was true in enough of them to shock the people for a time into a sense of insecurity and to put them into ...... That foundation of the federal credit stands there broad and sure. It is the base of the whole recovery plan. Then came the part of the problem ...... own life. Have you lost any of your rights or liberty or constitutional ...]
Genres: [essays | politics | post 1930Downloads: 270

The Legacy

  [english | 1944]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [The Legacy of Jihad is a book by Andrew Bostom. The foreword was written by self-proclaimed ex-Muslim author and polemicist Ibn Warraq. The book provides a textual analysis of the concept and practice of jihad by examining Islamic theological and legal texts eyewitness historical accounts of Muslim and non-Muslim chroniclers and essays by scholars analyzing jihad - war against unbelievers in the ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 176

The Man Who Loved His Kind

  [english | 1944]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [The secret of the growing gold.--Draculas guest.--The invisible giant.--The judges house.--The burial of the rats.--A star trap.--The squaw.--Grooken sands.--The combeen man (from The snakes pass).--The Watters Mou.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 381

The Searchlight

  [english | 1944]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [Tom Swift (in some versions Tom Swift Jr. ) is the name of the central character in five series totaling over 100 volumes of juvenile science fiction and adventure novels that emphasize science invention and technology. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer the founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate a book-packaging firm. His adventures have been written by a number of different ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 46

Together And Apart

  [english | 1944]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [Adeline Virginia Woolf (25 January 1882 ? 28 March 1941) was an English author essayist publisher and writer of short stories regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century. During the interwar period Woolf was a significant figure in London literary society and a member of the Bloomsbury Group. Her most famous works include the novels Mrs Dalloway (1925) To ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 411