1920s > 1929

Featured Titles

    A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

The best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story on an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful nurse.

Year: 1929
Genre: World War I

    Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett

When the last honest citizen of Poisonville was murdered, the Continental Op stayed on to punish the guilty -- even if that meant taking on an entire town.

Year: 1929
Genre: ActionHardboiled Detective

    Tanar of Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs

American explorer David Innes and the human communities have finally overthrown Pellucidar's slave masters, the Mahars. The Pellucidarian Empire is now faced with a new menace, the Korsar pirates. In the ensuing battle many warriors are lost and one of the most courageous, Tanar of Sari, is captured. Tanar is taken to the horrifying realm of the Buried People of Amiocap and ultimately to the Korsars' dungeons.

Year: 1929
Genre: Action & Adventure SF

    The Dain Curse by Dashiell Hammett

The Dain Curse is one of the Continental Op's most bizarre cases, and a tautly crafted masterpiece of suspense.

Year: 1929
Genre: Hardboiled Detective

    The Devil's Rosary by Seabury Quinn

Quinn's short stories were featured in well more than half of Weird Tales's original publication run. His most famous character, the supernatural French detective Dr. Jules de Grandin, investigated cases involving monsters, devil worshippers, serial killers, and spirits from beyond the grave, often set in the small town of Harrisonville, New Jersey.

Year: 1929
Genre: Dark FantasySupernatural

    The Dunwich Horror by H.P. Lovecraft

One of the core Cthulhu stories, The Dunwich Horror introduces us to the grim village of Dunwich, where each member of the Whateley family is more grotesque than the other. There's the grandfather, a mad old sorcerer; Lavinia, the deformed, albino woman; and Wilbur, a disgusting specimen who reaches full manhood in less than a decade. And above all, there's the mysterious presence in the farmhouse, unseen but horrifying, which seems to be growing . . .

Year: 1929
Genre: Horror

    The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

The Sound and the Fury is the tragedy of the Compson family, featuring some of the most memorable characters in literature: beautiful, rebellious Caddy; the manchild Benjy; haunted, neurotic Quentin; Jason, the brutal cynic; and Dilsey, their black servant. Their lives fragmented and harrowed by history and legacy, the character's voices and actions mesh to create what is arguably Faulkner's masterpiece and one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century.

Year: 1929
Genre: Family DramaSouthern Gothic

 

 

Titles

Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1929A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway World War I
1929Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett Action, Hardboiled Detective, Continental Op
1929Tanar of Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs Action & Adventure SF, Pellucidar
1929The Dain Curse by Dashiell Hammett Hardboiled Detective, Continental Op
1929The Devil's Rosary by Seabury Quinn Dark Fantasy, Supernatural, Jules de Grandin
Volume 2: The Complete Tales of Jules de Grandin
1929The Dunwich Horror by H.P. Lovecraft Horror
1929The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner Family Drama, Southern Gothic

 

 

 


 

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