DS #3212: 100 Classic Book Collection (Europe)

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Dec 24, 2008
  1. JPH
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    ^^ndsrelease-4287^^
     


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    that's cool but I'm still not gonna frickin read some NON EROTIC FICTION (seriously who reads non erotic fiction ? Do these people really exist ?)
     
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    i guess english only?
     
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    * Louisa May Alcott - Little Women
    * Jane Austen - Emma
    * Jane Austen - Pride and Prejudice
    * Jane Austen - Sense and Sensibility
    * Harriet Beecher - Stowe Uncle Tom's Cabin
    * R.D. Blackmore - Lorna Doone
    * Anne Bronte - The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
    * Charlotte Bronte - Jane Eyre
    * Emily Bronte - Wuthering Heights
    * John Bunyan - The Pilgrim's Progress
    * Frances Burnett - Little Lord Fauntleroy
    * Frances Burnett - The Secret Garden
    * Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
    * Wilkie Collins - The Woman in White
    * Carlo Collodi - The Adventures of Pinocchio
    * Arthur Conan Doyle - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
    * Arthur Conan Doyle - The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
    * Joseph Conrad - Lord Jim
    * Susan Coolidge - What Katy Did
    * James Fenimore - Cooper Last of the Mohicans
    * Daniel Defoe - Robinson Crusoe
    * Charles Dickens - A Christmas Carol
    * Charles Dickens - David Copperfield
    * Charles Dickens - Great Expectations
    * Charles Dickens - Martin Chuzzlewit
    * Charles Dickens - Nicholas Nickleby
    * Charles Dickens - Oliver Twist
    * Charles Dickens - The Pickwick Papers
    * Alexandre Dumas - The Three Musketeers
    * George Eliot - Adam Bede
    * Henry Rider Haggard - King Solomon's Mines
    * Thomas Hardy - Far From The Madding Crowd
    * Thomas Hardy - The Mayor of Casterbridge
    * Nathaniel Hawthorne - The Scarlet Letter
    * Victor Hugo - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
    * Victor Hugo - Les Miserables
    * Washington Irving - The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon
    * Charles Kingsley - Westward Ho!
    * D.H. Lawrence - Sons And Lovers
    * Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera
    * Jack London - The Call of the Wild
    * Jack London - White Fang
    * Herman Melville - Moby Dick
    * Edgar Allen Poe - Tales of Mystery and Imagination
    * Sir Walter Scott - Ivanhoe
    * Sir Walter Scott - Rob Roy
    * Sir Walter Scott - Waverley
    * Anna Sewell - Black Beauty
    * William Shakespeare - The Comedy of Errors
    * William Shakespeare - Hamlet
    * William Shakespeare - King Lear
    * William Shakespeare - Macbeth
    * William Shakespeare - A Midsummer-Night's Dream
    * William Shakespeare - Much Ado About Nothing
    * William Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet
    * William Shakespeare - Titus Andronicus
    * William Shakespeare - Twelfth Night
    * Robert Louis Stevenson - The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    * Mark Twain - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    * Mark Twain - Adventures of Tom Sawyer
    * Jules Verne - Round the World in Eighty Days
    * Jules Verne - 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
    * Oscar Wilde - The Importance of Being Earnest
     
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    it's wifi enabled?
    in what way?
     
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    Awesome collection of books, but I already either have the actual books or ebooks for a great deal of them. I'll pass, but still a great idea.
     
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    You're better off just using DS Libris or DS Reader.
     
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    Probably to download even more books.
     
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    I find it interesting how MoonBooks shut down on the same day this was first announced.
     
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    There are 10 additional book available to download via wifi.

    Any chance this could eventually be hacked to allow custom books?
     
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    Dude, that's amazing. Really useful for people like me in English studies at uni. Anyway I've read lots of them but may be useful to use for reference. Lots easier to carry around than an anthology. Now the Norton Anth. for DS would make me sooo happy..
     
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    wifi allows people to rank books (so you can see which books other people rank the highest), and you're also supposed to be able to download 10 additional books.

    I think this is a nice little collection. The interface is solid, the selection is pretty good for what it is (heavy emphasis on 18th-19th century English lit), and I think the background sounds are sort of amusing-- who wants to pretend they're in an airport while they read? [​IMG]

    Yes, some of the freeware options are similar, but this is definitely more polished than any of the readers I've seen so far. The only down-side, of course, is that you're stuck with the books they give you.
     
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    Working just right on R4. Coincidentally, I have a bus trip tomorrow in the morning... but I get really motion sickened if I play/read during bus trips, so that won't work out for me. =/
    Wish I could read my just-bought Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy in the trip as well...

    Nice software.


    (PS: Any chance this could be hacked in order to add another public domain books in it?)
     
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    how does it look on ds screen?
     
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    wonder if its voice narrated?
     
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    wonder no longer-- it's not.
     
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    Holy shit, this is out already? I had only seen it announced not but a week or two ago! [​IMG]
     
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    yes! early dump ^^ i've been waiting for this
     
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    How long do you honestly think it takes to make an E-Book reader for Nintendo

    Probably 6 months max.
     
  20. FireEmblemGuy

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    The list on the first page is incomplete, unless they shorted us some books. According to a GFAQs post:

    * Louisa May Alcott - Little Women
    * Jane Austen - Emma
    * Jane Austen - Mansfield Park
    * Jane Austen - Persuasion
    * Jane Austen - Pride and Prejudice
    * Jane Austen - Sense and Sensibility
    * Harriet Beecher Stowe - Uncle Tom's Cabin
    * R.D. Blackmore - Lorna Doone
    * Anne Bronte - The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
    * Charlotte Bronte - Jane Eyre
    * Charlotte Bronte - The Professor
    * Charlotte Bronte - Shirley
    * Charlotte Bronte - Villette
    * Emily Bronte - Wuthering Heights
    * John Bunyan - The Pilgrim's Progress
    * Frances Burnett - Little Lord Fauntleroy
    * Frances Burnett - The Secret Garden
    * Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
    * Lewis Carroll - Through the Looking-Glass
    * Wilkie Collins - The Moonstone
    * Wilkie Collins - The Woman in White
    * Carlo Collodi - The Adventures of Pinocchio
    * Arthur Conan Doyle - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
    * Arthur Conan Doyle - The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
    * Joseph Conrad - Lord Jim
    * Susan Coolidge - What Katy Did
    * James Fenimore Cooper - Last of the Mohicans
    * Daniel Defoe - Robinson Crusoe
    * Charles Dickens - Barnaby Rudge
    * Charles Dickens - Bleak House
    * Charles Dickens - A Christmas Carol
    * Charles Dickens - David Copperfield
    * Charles Dickens - Dombey and Son
    * Charles Dickens - Great Expectations
    * Charles Dickens - Hard Times
    * Charles Dickens - Martin Chuzzlewit
    * Charles Dickens - Nicholas Nickleby
    * Charles Dickens - The Old Curiosity Shop
    * Charles Dickens - Oliver Twist
    * Charles Dickens - The Pickwick Papers
    * Charles Dickens - A Tale of Two Cities
    * Alexandre Dumas - The Count of Monte Cristo
    * Alexandre Dumas - The Three Musketeers
    * George Eliot - Adam Bede
    * George Eliot - Middlemarch
    * George Eliot - The Mill on the Floss
    * Henry Rider Haggard - King Solomon's Mines
    * Thomas Hardy - Far From The Madding Crowd
    * Thomas Hardy - The Mayor of Casterbridge
    * Thomas Hardy - Tess of The D'Urbervilles
    * Thomas Hardy - Under the Greenwood Tree
    * Nathaniel Hawthorne - The Scarlet Letter
    * Victor Hugo - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
    * Victor Hugo - Les Miserables
    * Washington Irving - The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon
    * Charles Kingsley - Westward Ho!
    * D.H. Lawrence - Sons And Lovers
    * Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera
    * Jack London - The Call of the Wild
    * Jack London - White Fang
    * Herman Melville - Moby Dick
    * Edgar Allen Poe - Tales of Mystery and Imagination
    * Sir Walter Scott - Ivanhoe
    * Sir Walter Scott - Rob Roy
    * Sir Walter Scott - Waverley
    * Anna Sewell - Black Beauty
    * William Shakespeare - All's Well That Ends Well
    * William Shakespeare - Antony and Cleopatra
    * William Shakespeare - As You Like It
    * William Shakespeare - The Comedy of Errors
    * William Shakespeare - Hamlet
    * William Shakespeare - Julius Caesar
    * William Shakespeare - King Henry the Fifth
    * William Shakespeare - King Lear
    * William Shakespeare - King Richard the Third
    * William Shakespeare - Love's Labour's Lost
    * William Shakespeare - Macbeth
    * William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice
    * William Shakespeare - A Midsummer-Night's Dream
    * William Shakespeare - Much Ado About Nothing
    * William Shakespeare - Othello, the Moor of Venice
    * William Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet
    * William Shakespeare - The Taming of the Shrew
    * William Shakespeare - The Tempest
    * William Shakespeare - Timon of Athens
    * William Shakespeare - Titus Andronicus
    * William Shakespeare - Twelfth Night
    * William Shakespeare - The Winter's Tale
    * Robert Louis Stevenson - Kidnapped
    * Robert Louis Stevenson - The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    * Robert Louis Stevenson - Treasure Island
    * Jonathan Swift - Gulliver's Travels
    * William Thackeray - Vanity Fair
    * Anthony Trollope - Barchester Towers
    * Mark Twain - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    * Mark Twain - Adventures of Tom Sawyer
    * Jules Verne - Around the World in Eighty Days
    * Jules Verne - 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
    * Oscar Wilde - The Importance of Being Earnest
    * Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
     

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