If Winter Comes

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 117,369 / 333 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 803
Added to site: 2005.12.13
mnybks.net#: 12081
Origin: gutenberg.org

"'If Winter Comes' is a novel which may well live as long as the poem has lived. It is an artist's book — its structure as close and exquisite as a flower, its humor pervasive, its character studies keen and varied, its personal note spicy and fresh, and, best of all, its dealing with the great fundamentals of life and death, of God and the soul, courageous, poignant, intuitive and nobly Christian." — Heloise E. Hersey in the Atlantic Monthly, Boston. (1922 Bestseller of the year.)

Show Excerpt

ere, they would return, trailing back in the same single file, and take up their reserved positions on the bench before the Tybar Arms.

IV

Mark Sabre, intensely fond of Penny Green, had reflected upon it sometimes as a curious thing that there was scarcely one of the village's inhabitants or institutions but had evidenced little differences of attitude between himself and Mabel, who was not intensely fond of Penny Green. The aged Wirks had served their turn. Mabel had once considered the Wirks extremely picturesque and, quite early in their married life, had invited them to her house that she might photograph them for her album.

They arrived, in single file, but she did not photograph them for her album. The photograph was not taken because Mark, when they presented themselves, expressed surprise that the aged pair were led off by the parlour maid to have tea in the kitchen. Why on earth didn't they have tea with them, with himself and Mabel, in the garden?

Mabel did what Sabre called "flew up";

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

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for If Winter Comes by Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for If Winter Comes by Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for If Winter Comes by Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for If Winter Comes by Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for If Winter Comes by Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for If Winter Comes by Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for If Winter Comes by Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for If Winter Comes by Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for If Winter Comes by Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for If Winter Comes by Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Crime and Punishment
by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen
Clarimonde
by Théophile Gautier
War and Peace
by Leo Tolstoy
The ''Genius''
by Theodore Dreiser
Moby Dick
by Herman Melville
The Secret Adversary
by Agatha Christie
Jane Eyre
by Charlotte Brontë

See more popular titles from this genre.