The Tower of Oblivion
by Oliver Onions
Publisher: The Macmillan Company 1921
Number of pages: 403
An extravaganza based on the juvenating gland and its endless possibilities. The Boston Herald calls it 'A novel of topsy-turviness in man's aging process, so original in its conception that it would be a pity to summarize it for you--written with distinction of manner as well as of matter.'
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Eden Phillpotts - Bliss, Sands and Foster
Before my grandpa, Daniel Dolphin, comes down to breakfast on the morning of his hundredth birthday, I may tell you something about him. He has been married three times; he has buried all his wives and all his children. There were five of the latter.
by Kate Chopin - H. S. Stone & company
The Awakening is a short novel by Kate Chopin, first published in 1899. It so disturbed critics and the public that it was banished for decades afterward. This brief novel is widely considered to be a proto-feminist precursor to American modernism.
by John Bishop - Smashwords
A story of family secrets and misunderstandings, and the way in which they impact down the generations. The notion of things being buried is a metaphor for all kinds of issues including, art fraud, family feuds, and holocaust survival.
by James Stephens - The Macmillan company
A group of ancient heroes in the form of winged angels show up one night in the camp of wandering Mac Canns. The little group wanders around rural Ireland: telling stories, creating mischief and running into some familiar yet often unwelcome faces.