The Booklist Volume 18

The Booklist Volume 18

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...were entertained, several others were bored. 21-8029/2 Workmanlike, readable novel of the great days of the English prize ring with a plot of murder mystery and missing heir and Napoleon's spies planning an invasion of England. Vivid descriptions of noted pugilists of the period and of two boxing bouts. 21-26895/2 Rhodes, Eugene Manlove. Stepsons of light. Bost.Hought0n, l921. 317p. $2. An episodic Western story told with the humor and philosophy familiar to readers of Good men and true. The hero is an engaging cowboy who saves himself from a murder frameup by acting as his own lawyer in his trial. Appeared in Saturday Evening Post. 21-9513/2 Rice, Mrs Alice Caldwell (Hegan) Quin. N.Y.Century, l921. 393p. $2. An amusing story of the strenuous courtship of an aristocratic maiden by a big, lovable doughboy who, though very poor, triumphs over-his many difficulties. 21-14705/2 Rolland, Romain. Clerambault; tr. by Katherine Miller. N.Y.Holt, 1921. 286p. $2. "This is a war novel, but it could only have been written after the war, and is for thoughtful readers who are now ready to look back and survey the whole situation. Described in the subtitle as 'The story of an independent spirit during the war, ' it does not touch on political aspects but concentrates on the personal problem of the individual opposed to the multitude."--Wisconsin. 21-12084/2 A whirl of events surrounding the capture of a band of international crooks by an aviator and a girl. Very light. Appeared in Saturday Evening Post. 21-13504/2 Rudwin, Maximilian Josef, ed. Devil stories (Devil lore; anthologies of diabolical literature) N.Y.Knopf, l921. 332p. $2.50. Interesting and amusing, the first volume of an intended series; it contains twenty notable but...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236739558
  • 9781236739551