Archives

The Four Feathers

This 1902 adventure novel by British writer A. E. W. Mason has inspired many films of the same title and is considered to be his best work, his “masterpiece”. It has been made into movies 5 times and a movie for television once. The novel tells the story of a British officer, Harry Feversham, who […]


Genre: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Romance, War & Military

The Missourian

The Missourian, a hero half-splendid and half-grotesque, is one of that band of Confederate who, under Joe Shelby, refused even at the eleventh hour to surrender to the Federal forces and conceived the idea of complete expatriation by offering their services to the tottering throne of Mexico.With this offer of military aid, Din Driscoll, Missourian, […]


Genre: Action & Adventure, Fiction, War & Military

The Trumpet-Major

Hardy distrusted the application of nineteenth-century empiricism to history because he felt it marginalized important human elements. In The Trumpet Major, the tale of a woman courted by three competing suitors during the Napoleonic wars, he explores the subversive effects of ordinary human desire and conflicting loyalties on systematized versions of history. Genre: Fiction, Historical, […]


Genre: Fiction, Historical, Romance, War & Military

The Romance of the Secret Service Fund

Six spy-stories published in the US edition of Pearson’s Magazine, Jul-Dec 1900. This series features Newton Moore, the top agent of a fictitious branch of the British War Office called “The Secret Service Fund.” All of the stories in this series were illustrated by Victor Venner. Genre: Fiction, Short Stories, War & Military


Genre: Fiction, Short Stories, War & Military

The Flying Legion

The room was strange as the man, himself, who dwelt there. It seemed, in a way, the outward expression of his inner personality. He had ordered it built from his own plans, to please a whim of his restless mind, on top of the gigantic skyscraper that formed part of his properties. Genre: Fiction, Science […]


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, War & Military