The Best British Short Stories of 1922

Cover image for

Download


Author: Various Authors
Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 54,922 / 161 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 4,039
Added to site: 2007.08.15
mnybks.net#: 17933
Origin: gutenberg.org

Where Was Wych Street?, By Stacy Aumonier
The Olive, ByAlgernon Blackwood
Once A Hero, By Harold Brighouse
ThePensioner, By William Caine
Broadsheet Ballad, By A. E.Coppard
The Christmas Present, By Richmal Crompton
"Genius", By Elinor Mordaunt
The Devil To Pay, By MaxPemberton
Empty Arms, By Roland Pertwee
Lena Wrace, ByMay Sinclair
The Woman Who Sat Still, By Parry Truscott
Major Wilbraham, By Hugh Walpole

Abridged version. See also #42

Show Excerpt

able to take any action against Mrs. Dawes. He was pleasantly relieved to find that he was only required as a witness of an abortive discussion.

In a few weeks' time the great Aztec Street siege remained only a romantic memory to the majority of Londoners. To Lowes-Parlby the little dispute with Chief Justice Pengammon rankled unreasonably. It is annoying to be publicly snubbed for making a statement which you know to be absolutely true, and which you have even taken pains to verify. And Lowes-Parlby was a young man accustomed to score. He made a point of looking everything up, of being prepared for an adversary thoroughly. He liked to give the appearance of knowing everything. The brilliant career just ahead of him at times dazzled him. He was one of the darlings of the gods. Everything came to Lowes-Parlby. His father had distinguished himself at the bar before him, and had amassed a modest fortune. He was an only son. At Oxford he had carried off every possible degree. He was already being spoken of

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Best British Short Stories of 1922 by Various Authors - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Best British Short Stories of 1922 by Various Authors - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Best British Short Stories of 1922 by Various Authors - 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 Best British Short Stories of 1922 by Various Authors - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for The Best British Short Stories of 1922 by Various Authors - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... 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.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
The Best Ghost Stories
by Various Authors
The $30,000 Bequest
by Mark Twain
Collected Works of Poe
by Edgar Allan Poe
Dubliners
by James Joyce
The Almost Perfect Murder
by Hulbert Footner
Fifty Famous Stories Retold
by James Baldwin

See more popular titles from this genre.