1916: First Chapters Collection


These are first chapters to books first published in 1916. Readers, following is a tentative list culled from Wikipedia's article on the year in Literature; most of the works are to be found on Project Gutenberg. - Summary by Matt Pierard

Genre(s): Published 1900 onward

Language: English

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Sherwood Anderson - Windy McPherson's Son Sherwood Anderson Etext John Burlinson
00:21:15 en
Play 02 Henri Barbusse - Under Fire Henri Barbusse Etext VfkaBT
00:33:06 en
Play 03 L. Frank Baum - Rinkitink in Oz L. Frank Baum Etext BettyB
00:14:54 en
Play 04 Edgar Rice Burroughs - The Beasts of Tarzan Edgar Rice Burroughs Etext BettyB
00:16:53 en
Play 05 Ellen Glasgow - Virginia Ellen Glasgow Etext Jim Locke
00:37:21 en
Play 06 Sarah Grand - The Winged Victory Sarah Grand Etext Jim Locke
00:40:19 en
Play 07 Louis Hemon - Maria Chapdelaine Louis Hémon Etext Jim Locke
00:25:06 en
Play 08 William Dean Howells - The Leatherwood God William Dean Howells Etext Jim Locke
00:26:09 en
Play 09 James Joyce - A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Pt. 1 James Joyce Etext Tony Addison
01:00:51 en
Play 10 James Joyce - A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Pt. 2 James Joyce Etext Tony Addison
01:15:05 en
Play 11 Franz Kafka - The Metamorphosis Franz Kafka Etext Jim Locke
00:42:28 en
Play 12 Grace King - The Pleasant Ways of St. Medard Grace Elizabeth King Etext VfkaBT
00:13:20 en
Play 13 Ring Lardner - You Know Me Al Ring Lardner Etext Maria Kasper
00:49:32 en
Play 14 George Moore - The Brook Kerith: A Syrian Story George Moore Etext Jim Locke
00:21:23 en
Play 15 Baroness Orczy - Leatherface Baroness Emma Orczy Etext MaryAnn
00:59:55 en
Play 16 May Sinclair - Tasker Jevons May Sinclair Etext Jim Locke
00:54:20 en
Play 17 Rabindranath Tagore - The Home and the World Rabindranath Tagore Etext Jim Locke
00:13:52 en
Play 18 Booth Tarkington - Seventeen Booth Tarkington Etext BettyB
00:05:40 en
Play 19 Mark Twain - The Mysterious Stranger Mark Twain Etext Kalynda
00:07:48 en
Play 20 Mrs Humphry Ward - Lady Connie Mary Augusta Ward Etext BettyB
00:37:59 en
Play 21 H. G. Wells - Mr. Britling Sees It Through H. G. Wells Etext Jennifer Fournier
01:08:33 en
Play 22 Edith Wharton - Autres Tempes Edith Wharton Etext Jim Locke
00:18:11 en
Play 23 James Oliver Curwood - The Grizzly King James Oliver Curwood Etext Maria Kasper
00:10:05 en
Play 24 Anne Monroe - Happy Valley; A Story of Oregon Anne Monroe Etext Jim Locke
00:17:04 en
Play 25 Will L Comfort - The Last Ditch Will Levington Comfort Etext Jim Locke
00:56:00 en
Play 26 Isla M. Mullins - Anne's Wedding Isla May Mullins Etext Brice
00:18:46 en