Books published in 1947

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Alice Godmother

  [english | 1947]  

Walter De La Mare


Summary: [a good book]
Genres: [young readersDownloads: 392

Flight Through Tomorrow

  [english | 1947]  

Stanton Coblentz


Summary: [Hunted and hated in two worlds Hradzka dreamed of a monomaniacs glory stranded in the past with his knowledge of the future. But he didnt know the past quite well enough....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 202

Kyphosis And Other Variations In Soft Shelled Turtles

  [english | 1947]  

Hobart Smith


Summary: [Hobart Muir Smith born Frederick William Stouffer (born September 26 1912) is an American herpetologist. He was born in Stanwood Iowa United States. He has been credited with describing several new species of North American reptile and amphibian as well he has been honored by having a species blackhead snake named after him Tantilla hobartsmithi.]
Genres: [science | post 1930Downloads: 281

Laughing House

  [english | 1947]  

Warwick Deeping


Excerpts: [... collapse of France. My men were mute. There was dumb dread in them. Grylls, the most conversational of creatuires, did not utter a word as he drove ...... I was getting out nice plans on paper, and taking off my own coat and handling tools that were more potent than trowels and secateurs. I was ...... of the stream of traffic. Youth was strong and urgent, and esfrit de corps was in ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | post 1930Downloads: 288

Micro Man

  [english | 1947]  

Forrest Ackerman


Summary: [The little man dared to venture into the realm of the Godsbut the Gods were cruel!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 272

News Of Paris Fifteen Years Ago

  [english | 1947]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... and then we'll meet at the door. No, we oughtn't even to sit together. I'm a countess-laugh it off but anything I do will be in that damn 'Boulevardier.' They ...... way across the street, he stopped to a great screech of auto horns playing Debussy. We're lunching, he called back. She nodded, but continued to ...... I almost married you. Her husband laughed. -at what, Henry thought....]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 433

Strange Alliance

  [english | 1947]  

Bryce Walton


Summary: [Haunted by their dark heritage a medieval fate awaited them....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 389

The Fabulous Clipjoint

  [english | 1947]  

Fredric Brown


Summary: [I loved this amateur detective story and the vision of a previous time and people it conjures up.]
Genres: [mysterydetective | post 1930 | pulpDownloads: 410

The Flames

  [english | 1947]  

William Olaf Stapledon


Summary: [When You Are Engulfed in Flames is a collection of essays by bestselling American humorist David Sedaris. It was released on June 3 2008.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 375

The Giant Has Fleas

  [english | 1947]  

Caroll John Daly


Excerpts: [... big man put the cigar back into his mouth and studied Blair. There wasn't quite two years difference in their ages and yet he might ...... that matter.. And Ben Fitsgerald and old Jacob Swartz and-. Yes, yes, the big man cut in. All those things in your head, live men that you ...... little Polish boy who knew it all. I copied from him in the examinations. He didn't like it, but it ...]
Genres: [short story | mysterydetective | pulpDownloads: 121

The Mainspring Of Human Progress

  [english | 1947]  

Henry Grady Weaver


Summary: [The Mainspring of Human Progress by Henry Grady Weaver is a libertarian history book published in 1947 by Talbot Books. In 1953 the Foundation for Economic Education printed a revised edition and has done all subsequent printings. The book borrows heavily from the 1943 Rose Wilder Lane book The Discovery of Freedom.]
Genres: [politics | post 1930Downloads: 193

The Missing Angel

  [english | 1947]  

Erle Cox


Summary: [A man trades his soul to the Devil -- and is happier for it.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | humorousDownloads: 264

The People Of The Crater

  [english | 1947]  

Andre Alice Norton


Summary: [Send the Black Throne to dust conquer the Black Ones and bring the Daughter from the Caves of Darkness. These were the tasks Garin must perform to fulfill the prophecy of the Ancient Onesand establish his own destiny in this hidden land!]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | fantasyDownloads: 9

The Quaint And Curious Quest Of Johnny Longfoot

  [english | 1947]  

Catherine Besterman


Summary: [The Quaint And Curious Quest Of Johnny Longfoot The Shoe King S Son by Catherine Besterman. Kindle edition of the Newbery Award winning classic novel with an active table of contents.]
Genres: [young readers | post 1930 | fiction and literatureDownloads: 305

Time And Time Again

  [english | 1947]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [Once On A Time is a fairy tale created by A. A. Milne. Written in 1917 Milnes own introduction begins This is an odd book and indeed it is very difficult to classify. Ostensibly a typical fairytale it tells the story of the war between the kingdoms of Euralia and Barodia and the political shenanigans which take place in Euralia in the kings absence all supposedly rewritten by Milne from the ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 142

Walls Of Acid

  [english | 1947]  

Henry Hasse


Summary: [Five millenniums have passed since the loathsome Termans were eliminated from the world of Diskra.... But what of the other planets?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 106