Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Where the Path Breaks

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 51,600 / 144 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.6
LoC Category: PS
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 557
Added to site: 2010.09.28
mnybks.net#: 29089
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Romance, Audiobook

An extraordinary tour de force of fiction. An intense, swiftly moving love-story that begins on a battlefield in France and ends in peace and happiness in America's Far West. Woven through and through the novel, always felt, but only as a help to the story, is a philosophy rich in the hope that men hold dearest.

Show Excerpt

you feel?" the surgeon enquired, in English.

The man in bed tried to answer. His voice came in a weak whisper. This surprised him, and made him ashamed. "Very--well," he heard himself say, as he had seemed to hear himself speak in the dream which was gone now, far away, out of reach.

"Good!" said the surgeon. "Can you tell me your name?"

The sick man thought for a moment, and the question went echoing through his brain as a voice calling one who is absent echoes through a deserted house. Knowledge of his helplessness brought a sense of physical disintegration, as if the marrow of his bones was melting.

"Never mind!" the shock-headed surgeon said, in a quiet, reassuring tone. "It's all right. You'll remember by and by, when you're stronger. Don't worry about yourself. I've performed an operation on you, which is known as trepanning. That was some days ago. It has been a success. But we will let you rest a while longer before we bother you with questions. The only thing is, the soone

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

J. Thomas-Like
J. Thomas-Like has been passionate about storytelling since she was only four years old.
Read full interview...