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Best Project Gutenberg Books Reviewed & Ranked

Our list of some of the best Project Gutenberg books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. Gutenberg’s Apprentice: A Novel (2015)

Best Project Gutenberg Books Reviewed & Ranked“A finely atmospheric debut…Christie’s novel is a worthy tribute to the technological revolution it reimagines, as well as a haunting elegy to the culture of print…One thinks of Donna Tartt’s obsessive accounts of furniture decoration in The Goldfinch or even Philip Roth’s lovingly twisted empathy with glovemaker Swede Levov in American Pastoral. Such novels of craft and specialization take a writerly delight in the most intricate details of a particular trade while spinning rich prose out of its mysterious…
Author(s): Alix Christie

2. Practical Corpus Linguistics: An Introduction to Corpus-Based Language Analysis (2016)

Best Project Gutenberg Books Reviewed & RankedThis is the first book of its kind to provide a practical and student-friendly guide to corpus linguistics that explains the nature of electronic data and how it can be collected and analyzed….
Author(s): Martin Weisser

3. 1-Hour WordPress 2019: A visual step-by-step guide to building WordPress websites in one hour or less! (2018)

Best Project Gutenberg Books Reviewed & Ranked1-Hour WordPress is a book that has a simple goal. Take anyone, even a complete beginner, and teach them how to build a fully functional WordPress website in an hour or less. This book teaches on a strictly need-to-know basis, so you won’t get bogged down in the technical aspects of WordPress. With around 250 screenshots, you also won’t be wondering what the heck I am talking about. It’s like watching over-my-shoulder. Just watch what I do, and follow along as you build your own website. This book covers all of the important basics like:1. Setting up with a domain registrar and…
Author(s): Dr. Andy Williams

4. The Mahabharata-a modern rendering/2 Vol Set (2009)

Best Project Gutenberg Books Reviewed & RankedThe greatest Indian epic, The Mahabharata, is the tale of life – its intrigues, its joys, its sorrows and about the elusive truth. First composed in verse, coming down the centuries through the ancient oral tradition, the epic has deeply influenced the history, culture, and arts of the subcontinent, as well as most of South-East Asia. The Mahabharata tells of a great war and the events that lead upto it. The battlefield of Kurukshetra and the eventual victory of one of the warring factions leads to the end of a yuga and a new world order comes into existence. The epic is a treasure trove of human feelings and anguish while at the heart of it…
Author(s): Ramesh Menon

5. The Book (MIT Press Essential Knowledge series) (2018)

Best Project Gutenberg Books Reviewed & RankedWhat is the book in a digital age? Is it a physical object containing pages encased in covers? Is it a portable device that gives us access to entire libraries? The codex, the book as bound paper sheets, emerged around 150 CE. It was preceded by clay tablets and papyrus scrolls. Are those books? In this volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series, Amaranth Borsuk considers the history of the book, the future of the book, and the idea of the book. Tracing the interrelationship of form and content in the book’s development, she bridges book history, book arts, and electronic literature to expand our…
Author(s): Amaranth Borsuk

6. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (2017)

Best Project Gutenberg Books Reviewed & RankedNarrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is an 1845 memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and former slave Frederick Douglass. It is generally held to be the most famous of a number of narratives written by former slaves during the same period. In factual detail, the text describes the events of his life and is considered to be one of the most influential pieces of literature to fuel the abolitionist movement of the early 19th century in the United States. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass encompasses eleven chapters that recount Douglass’ life as a slave and his ambition to become a free man….
Author(s): Frederick Douglass

7. The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan (2013)

Best Project Gutenberg Books Reviewed & RankedFirst published in 1899 and revised for the 1902 edition by its author Winston Churchill, this history of the River War in Sudan vividly chronicles the military campaign that altered the destinies of England, Egypt, and the Arabian peoples in northeast Africa. More by accident than design, in Churchill’s view, England was drawn into the affairs of Egypt in the 1880s, for at the same historical moment that the English, under Lord Cromer, were granted virtually sovereign power to establish a sound government in Egypt and to stimulate its national economy, the Mahdi rebelled in the Egyptian suzerainty of Sudan….
Author(s): Winston Churchill

8. The Magic Pudding: Being the Adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and His Friends (2011)

Best Project Gutenberg Books Reviewed & Ranked2012 Reprint of 1918 Edition. “The Magic Pudding: Being The Adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his Friends Bill Barnacle and Sam Sawnoff” is an Australian children’s book written and illustrated by Norman Lindsay. It is a comic fantasy, and a classic of Australian children’s literature. The story is set in Australia with humans mixing with anthropomorphic animals. It tells of a magic pudding which, no matter how often it is eaten, always reforms in order to be eaten again. It is owned by three companions who must defend it against Pudding Thieves who want it for themselves….
Author(s): Norman Lindsay

9. The Odyssey (2011)

Best Project Gutenberg Books Reviewed & RankedThe Odyssey is an ancient Greek text said to be written by the blind poet Homer. This is an unabridged edition translated by Samuel Butler in 1900. Updates in spelling and grammar have been made….
Author(s): Homer, Samuel Butler

10. Timaeus (2014)

Best Project Gutenberg Books Reviewed & RankedTimaeus is one of Plato’s dialogues, mostly in the form of a long monologue given by the titular character, written circa 360 BC. The work puts forward speculation on the nature of the physical world and human beings and is followed by the dialogue Critias….
Author(s): Plato, Benjamin Jowett

11. First Project Gutenberg Collection of Edgar Allan Poe (2011)

Best Project Gutenberg Books Reviewed & RankedPaperback: 28 pages Publisher: Aeterna (February 14, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 1444405195 ISBN-13: 978-1444405194 Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.1 x 9 inches Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 34 customer reviews Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Allan Edgar

12. The Scarlet Letter: A Romance (2019)

Best Project Gutenberg Books Reviewed & RankedThis work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or…
Author(s): Nathaniel Hawthorne

13. The Three Musketeers (2019)

Best Project Gutenberg Books Reviewed & RankedThis work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States,…
Author(s): Alexandre Dumas

Best Project Gutenberg Books Reviewed & Ranked

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some project gutenberg books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Grace abounding to the chief of sinners

Author(s): John Bunyan
Publisher: Project Gutenberg , Year: [199-?], Size: 102 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 877945

The life of John Bunyan

Author(s): Edmund Venables
Publisher: Project Gutenberg , Year: [199-?], Size: 142 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 878909

The Tuzuk-i-Jahangiri: or, Memoirs of Jahangir

Author(s): Nuru-d-din Jahangir Padshah, Alexander Roger, Henry Beveridge
Publisher: Project Gutenberg, Year: 2016, Size: 437 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2321073

Topics on Tournaments

Author(s): John W. Moon
Publisher: , Year: 2014, Size: 883 Kb, Download: pdf
ID: 1618723

Christopher carson. familiarly known as kit carson

Author(s): Abbott, Jacob; Abbott, John S C
Publisher: Project Gutenberg;Scholarly Publishing Offi, Year: 2013, Size: 437 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2073007

Benjamin Franklin

Author(s): Abbott, Jacob; Abbott, John S C
Publisher: Project Gutenberg, Year: 2011, Size: 588 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2073006

Daniel Boone

Author(s): Abbott, Jacob; Abbott, John S C
Publisher: Project Gutenberg, Year: 2011, Size: 1017 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2073008

David Crockett

Author(s): Abbott, Jacob; Abbott, John S C
Publisher: Project Gutenberg, Year: 2011, Size: 263 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2073009

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