Read book online free Danger! And Other StoriesDANGER!AND OTHER STORIES

Read book online free Danger! And Other Stories DANGER!AND OTHER STORIES

      BY ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE

      AUTHOR OF"THE WHITE COMPANY, " "SIR NIGEL""RODNEY STONE, " ETC. 

      LONDON JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET, W. 1918

      ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

      PREFACE

      The Title story of this volume was written about eighteen months before the outbreak of the war, and was intended to direct public attention to the great danger which threatened this country. It is a matter of history how fully this warning has been justified and how, even down to the smallest details, the prediction has been fulfilled. The writer must, however, most thankfully admit that what he did not foresee was the energy and ingenuity with which the navy has found means to meet the new conditions. The great silent battle which has been fought beneath the waves has


Read book online free A Crooked PathA CROOKED PATH

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      _A NOVEL_

      BY MRS. ALEXANDER, _Author of "The Wooing O't, " "A Life Interest, " Etc. _

      NEW YORK THE F. M. LUPTON PUBLISHING COMPANY, NOS. 72-76 WALKER STREET. 

      A CROOKED PATH. 

      CHAPTER I. 

      "GATHERING CLOUDS. "

      The London season had not yet reached its height, some years ago, beforethe arch admitting to Constitution Hill had been swept back to make roomfor the huge, ever-increasing stream of traffic, or the plebeian 'bushad been permitted to penetrate the precincts of Hamilton Place. It wasthe forenoon of a splendid day, one of the earliest of June,

Read book online free Captain Corelli's MandolinCaptain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres

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      Contents1 Dr Iannis commences his History and is frustrated2 The Duce3 The Strongman4 L'Omosessuale (1)5 The Man who Said `No'6 L'Omosessuale (2)7 Extreme Remedies8 A Funny Kind of Cat9 August 1 5th, 194010 L'Omosessuale (3)11 Pelagia and Mandras12 All the Saint's Miracles13, Delirium14 Grazzi15 L'Omosessuale (4)16 Letters to Mandras at the Front17 L'Omosessuale IS)18 The Continuing Literary Travails of Dr Iannis19 L'Omosessuale (6)20 The Wild Man of the Ice21 Pelagia's First Patient22 Mandras Behind the Veil23 April 30th, 194124 A Most Ungracious Surrender25 Resistance26 Sharp Edges27 A Discourse on Mandolins and a Concert28 Liberating the Masses (1)29 Etiquette30 The Good Nazi I1)31 A Problem wide Eyes32 Liberating the Masses (2)33 A Problem with Hands34 Liberating the Masses 13)35 A Pamphlet Distributed on the Island, Entitled with the Fascist SloganABC Amber LIT Converter

      `Believe, Fight, and Obey'36 Education37 An Episode Confirming Pelagia's Belief that Men do not Know the DifferenceBetween Bravery and a Lack of Common Sense38 The Origin of Pelagia's March39 Arsenios40 A Problem with Lips41 Snails42 How like a Woman is a Mandolin43 The Great Big Spiky Rustball44 Theft45 A Time of Innocence46 Bunnios47 Dr Iannis Counsels his Daughter48 La Scala49 The Doctor Advises the Captain5O A Time of Hiatus51 Paralysis52 Developments53 First Blood54 Carlo's Farewell55 Victory56 The Good Nazi (2)57 Fin58 Surgery and Obsequy59 The Historical Cachette60 The Beginning of her Sorrows61 Every Parting u a Foretaste of Death62 Of the


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