The Ape, the Idiot & Other People

Cover image for

Download


Author: W.C. Morrow
Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 57,416 / 168 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.3
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,707
Added to site: 2007.05.27
mnybks.net#: 17110
Origin: gutenberg.org

The Resurrection of Little Wang Tai
The Hero of the Plague
His Unconquerable Enemy
The Permanent Stiletto
Over an Absinthe Bottle
The Inmate of the Dungeon
A Game of Honor
Treacherous Velasco
An Uncommon View of It
A Story Told by the Sea
The Monster-Maker
An Original Revenge
Two Singular Men
The Faithful Amulet

Show Excerpt

The two outlaws snatched, and scrambled, and fought, and when all of this little was eaten they set their minds to other enterprises. Romulus fetched the spades and industriously began to dig into Wang Tai's grave, and Moses, crowing and laughing, fell to as assistant, and as the result of their labor the earth flew to either side. Only three feet of loose Christian law covered little Wang Tai!

* * * * *

A small yellow woman, moaning with grief, had tossed all night on her hard bed of matting and her harder pillow of hollowed wood. Even the familiar raucous sounds of early morning in the Chinese quarter of San Jose, remindful of that far-distant country which held all of her heart not lying dead under Christian sod, failed to lighten the burden which sat upon her. She saw the morning sun push its way through a sea of amber and the nickel dome of the great observatory on Mount Hamilton standing ebony against the radiant East. She heard the Oriental jargon of the early hucksters who cried their wa

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Ape, the Idiot & Other People by W.C. Morrow - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Ape, the Idiot & Other People by W.C. Morrow - Free eBook

Prophecy's Queen

An Epic Fantasy: Prequel to The Triadine Saga
Timothy Bond

"Readers compare him to David Eddings and Brandon... Read more

Cover image for The Ape, the Idiot & Other People by W.C. Morrow - Free eBook

The Eden Plague

Plague Wars Series Book 0
David VanDyke

Spend time inside a good book today! A Kindle Book... Read more

Cover image for The Ape, the Idiot & Other People by W.C. Morrow - Free eBook

The Piano Girl

Part One of the Counterfeit Princess Series
Sherri Schoenborn Murray

She plays from memory. Her memories.

T... Read more

Cover image for The Ape, the Idiot & Other People by W.C. Morrow - Free eBook

Hollywood Assassin

A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
M.Z. Kelly

HOLLYWOOD ASSASSIN: A Hollywood Alphabet Series... Read more

Cover image for The Ape, the Idiot & Other People by W.C. Morrow - Free eBook

Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter

Nikki Jefford

If there is one thing eighteen-year-old Aurora... 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 help 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.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
The White Wolf
by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
The Best Ghost Stories
by Various Authors
The $30,000 Bequest
by Mark Twain
Stories from Tagore
by Rabindranath Tagore
Bliss
by Katherine Mansfield

See more popular titles from this genre.