In honor of Jane Austen's birthday...

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In honor of Jane Austen's birthday...

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1krazy4katz
dec 16, 2010, 3:35pm

Illustrated copies of her books and fan fiction are free!
http://booksontheknob.blogspot.com/2010/12/celebrate-jane-austens-birthday-with....

k4k

2Bill_Masom
Redigeret: dec 17, 2010, 5:09pm

These books are ALWAYS free (legal*) from the following sources. (*in the United States, please check if it is legal in any other country)

Manybooks.net
http://manybooks.net/authors/austenja.html

Books available for download are: (in English)
Emma
Lady Susan
Love and Friendship, and Other Early Works
Mansfield Park
Northanger Abbey
Persuasion
Pride and Prejudice
Sense and Sensibility

Gevoel en verstand (Dutch?)
Raison et Sensibilite (French)

File formats available are:
ePub (.epub)
eReader (.pdb)
FictionBook2 (.fb2)
HTML - custom (.zip)
iPod Notes (.zip)
iSilo (.pdb)
Kindle (azw)
Mobipocket (.mobi) my preference for Kindle readers
Mobipocket (.prc)
MS lit (slow) (.lit)
Newton (.pkg)
PalmDOC (.pdb)
PDF (.pdf)
PDF - Custom (.pdf)
PDF - Larg Print (.pdf)
Plain Text (.txt)
Plucker (.pdb)
Rocketbook (.rb)
RTF (.rft)
Sony Reader (.lrf)
TCR (.tcr)
zTXT (.pdb)
JAR File
Project Gutenberg
Audiobook

Project Gutenburg gutenberg.org
http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/a#a68
(This is where most of the manybooks.net books come from)

Same books as listed for Manybooks.net plus

The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen (all the above listed books, in one file)

File formats to download
HTML
ePub (.epub)(sometimes with images)
Kindle (.mobi)(sometimes with images)
Plucker (.pdb)
QiOO Mobile (.jar)
Plain Text (.txt)

Freekindlebooks.org (Kindle and .mobi only)
http://freekindlebooks.org/Austen/austen.html

Books available are:
Sense and Sensibility
Emma
Lady Susan
Love and Friendship aka Love and Friendship
Mansfield Park
Pride and Prejudice
Northanger Abbey

All files are .mobi (Mobipocket).

Again, all the books listed on the sites above are always free, and availabe in many different formats. There is no reason you should be paying for any classic book that is in the public domain. Check these sites first, and get them everytime for free.

If none of the above places has the book in the format you need. Download calibre (http://calibre-ebook.com/) and it should be able to convert the file to something compatible with your reader.

Happy reading!

Bill Masom

3krazy4katz
Redigeret: dec 17, 2010, 5:47pm

Yes, that's true, but I thought these were special, illustrated versions.

k4k

4JaneAustenNut
apr 8, 2011, 10:47am

Thanks # 2 for the great links for more free reading. I especially like the manybooks.net site. Still looking at whether I want to go the Kindle route.

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