By: Alfred John Church (1829-1912)
|Roman life in the days of Cicero|
By: Alfred Kingston
|Fragments of Two Centuries Glimpses of Country Life when George III. was King|
By: Alfred Korzybski (1879-1950)
|Manhood of Humanity.|
By: Alfred Lawson (1869-1954)
"I doubt that anyone who reads [Born Again] will ever forget it: it is quite singularly bad, with long undigestible rants against the evils of the world, an impossibly idealistic Utopian prescription for the said evils, and - as you will have gathered - a very silly plot." - oddbooks.co.ukAlfred Lawson was a veritable Renaissance man: a professional baseball player, a luminary in the field of aviation, an outspoken advocate of vegetarianism and economic reform, and the founder of a pseudo-scientific crackpot philosophy called Lawsonomy...
By: Alfred Lichtenstein (1889-1914)
|The Verse of Alfred Lichtenstein|
|The Prose of Alfred Lichtenstein|
By: Alfred M. (Alfred Marston) Tozzer (1877-1954)
|Animal Figures in the Maya Codices|
By: Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947)
The Concept of Nature
In The Concept of Nature, Alfred North Whitehead discusses the interrelatedness of time, space, and human perception.The idea of objects as ‘occasions of experience’, arguments against body-mind duality and the search for an all-encompassing ‘philosophy of nature’ are examined, with specific reference to contemporary (Einstein, with whose theory of relativity he has some complaints) and ancient (Plato, Aristotle) approaches.
By: Alfred Noyes (1880-1958)
|Watchers of the Sky|
Alfred Noyes, in the blank-verse epic "Drake", fictionalizes the historical Francis Drake, who, during the reign of Elizabeth I of England, sailed (and plundered) on the Spanish Main and beyond.
|The Lord of Misrule And Other Poems|
|Rada A Drama of War in One Act|
By: Alfred Ollivant (1874-1927)
|Bob, Son of Battle|
|Boy Woodburn A Story of the Sussex Downs|
|The Gentleman A Romance of the Sea|
By: Alfred Perceval Graves (1846-1931)
|A Celtic Psaltery|
By: Alfred Pink
|Gardening for the Million|
By: Alfred R. Calhoun (1844-)
|How to Get on in the World A Ladder to Practical Success|
|Business Hints for Men and Women|
|Lost in the Cañon|
By: Alfred Rochefort
|Healthful Sports for Boys|
By: Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913)
Is Mars Habitable?
In 1907 Wallace wrote the short book Is Mars Habitable? to criticize the claims made by Percival Lowell that there were Martian canals built by intelligent beings. Wallace did months of research, consulted various experts, and produced his own scientific analysis of the Martian climate and atmospheric conditions. Among other things Wallace pointed out that spectroscopic analysis had shown no signs of water vapor in the Martian atmosphere, that Lowell’s analysis of Mars’ climate was seriously flawed and badly overestimated the surface temperature, and that low atmospheric pressure would make liquid water, let alone a planet girding irrigation system, impossible.
|The Malay Archipelago, the land of the orang-utan and the bird of paradise|
|Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection A Series of Essays|
|Island Life Or the Phenomena and Causes of Insular Faunas and Floras|
By: Alfred S. (Alfred Seelye) Roe (1844-1917)
|John Brown: A Retrospect Read before The Worcester Society of Antiquity, Dec. 2, 1884.|
By: Alfred Sidgwick (1854-1934)
|Home Life in Germany|
By: Alfred Sutro (1863-1933)
Five Little Plays
British dramatist Alfred Sutro's collection contains five one act plays: "The Man in the Stalls," "A Marriage Has Been Arranged…", "The Man on the Kerb," "The Open Door," and "The Bracelet." The plays are performed by Amanda Friday, Libby Gohn, Elizabeth Klett, mb, Bob Neufeld, Caprisha Page, Bruce Pirie, and Algy Pug.
By: Alfred Tennyson Tennyson (1809-1892)
|The Suppressed Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson|
|Enoch Arden, &c.|
|Becket and other plays|
|The Last Tournament|
|Queen Mary and Harold|
By: Alfred Trumble
|In Jail with Charles Dickens|
By: Alfred W. Pollard (1869-1948)
|A Short History of the Great War|
|The History of England - a Study in Political Evolution|
By: Alfred Wellesley Rees (1872-1917)
|Creatures of the Night A Book of Wild Life in Western Britain|
By: Alfred Wesley Wishart (1865-1933)
|A Short History of Monks and Monasteries|
By: Alfred William Benn
|History of Modern Philosophy|
By: Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)
Idylls of the King
Idylls of the King, published between 1856 and 1885, is a cycle of twelve narrative poems by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson which retells the legend of King Arthur, his knights, his love for Guinevere and her tragic betrayal of him, and the rise and fall of Arthur's kingdom. The whole work recounts Arthur's attempt and failure to lift up mankind and create a perfect kingdom, from his coming to power to his death at the hands of the traitor Mordred. Individual poems detail the deeds of various knights, including Lancelot, Geraint, Galahad, and Balin and Balan, and also Merlin and the Lady of the Lake.
The Princess is a serio-comic blank verse narrative poem, written by Alfred Tennyson, published in 1847. The poem tells the story of an heroic princess who forswears the world of men and founds a women's university where men are forbidden to enter. The prince to whom she was betrothed in infancy enters the university with two friends, disguised as women students. They are discovered and flee, but eventually they fight a battle for the princess's hand.
By: Algernon Bastard
|The Gourmet's Guide to Europe|
By: Algernon Blackwood (1869-1951)
A tale of horror in which a pleasant sojourn down the Danube tumbles terrifyingly awry as the veil between this world and an unfathomably weird dimension is inadvertently pierced by an innocent pair of vacationers, “The Willows”, arguably Algernon Blackwood’s seminal contribution to supernatural literature, has had a lasting influence on the field. No less a personage than H. P. Lovecraft describing it as “…the greatest weird tale ever written.” A reading will reveal a clear influence to one familiar with Lovecraft’s work...
The Camp of the Dog
A party of campers on a deserted Baltic island is terrorized by a huge wolf… or is it?
A supernatural fantasy about the mystical adventures of a lonely English boy named Jimbo–who can fly! It’s really quite beautiful and can be enjoyed by adults and teenagers alike. Be warned, however: The death of a beloved character and a creepy old house haunted by the wraith-like spirits of children makes some of this story far too scary for younger kids or indeed anyone of a sensitive disposition. Algernon Blackwood (1869-1951) was born in south London and wrote many tales of the supernatural.
Another camper tale, this time set in the Canadian wilderness. A hunting party separates to track moose, and one member is abducted by the Wendigo of legend. Robert Aickman regarded this as "one of the (possibly) six great masterpieces in the field".
The Man Whom the Trees Loved
The story of a man’s deep connection with nature and his wife’s fear of it.
Four Weird Tales
Four stories: The Insanity of Jones, The Man Who Found Out, The Glamour of the Snow, and Sand. Tales by one the greatest practitioners of supernatural literature. Reincarnation, the Occult, and mystery.
|The Empty House and Other Ghost Stories|
Six stories about Dr. John Silence if you want the shivers to run up your back, this is the right place to be
|The Garden of Survival|
|A Prisoner in Fairyland|
|The Human Chord|
|The Wave An Egyptian Aftermath|