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Old 23-04-2013, 12:10
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I have not bought a book. For years due to free kindle books from legal sites, anyone else use them?
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Old 23-04-2013, 12:12
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I have done. Amazon has a great number of classics available freely. In fact, the first book I downloaded to my Kindle was one of the Waverley novels by Walter Scott - I'd been unable to find this particular one anywhere in book shops!
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Old 23-04-2013, 12:18
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i use them, i`m particularly fond of victorian comedic literature, in which i can freely indulge.
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Old 23-04-2013, 12:22
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i use them, i`m particularly fond of victorian comedic literature, in which i can freely indulge.
Examples please.
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Old 23-04-2013, 12:39
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jerome k jerome, the grossmith brothers, douglas william jerrold, somerville and ross, edward lear..................
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Old 23-04-2013, 12:44
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jerome k jerome, the grossmith brothers, douglas william jerrold, somerville and ross, edward lear..................
Thank you. Any particular titles you enjoyed most?
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Old 23-04-2013, 12:55
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Thank you. Any particular titles you enjoyed most?
i`m hard pressed to choose but i do especially like the tales of normal, everyday life like mrs caudle`s curtain lectures and diary of a nobody, people still fret about and find humour in the same things.
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Old 23-04-2013, 13:14
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I am currently reading Dracula which I got free and have Great Expectations lined up next. I have paid for a few newly released books but have read a lot of the free ones. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs was particularly good.
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Old 23-04-2013, 13:20
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jerome k jerome, the grossmith brothers, douglas william jerrold, somerville and ross, edward lear..................
What about Saki?
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Old 23-04-2013, 17:37
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Another DS person posted this recently, kudos to them, sorry I don't recall their name.

http://uk.freereadfeed.com
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Old 23-04-2013, 18:11
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Another DS person posted this recently, kudos to them, sorry I don't recall their name.

http://uk.freereadfeed.com

That was me. There are lots of new books added everyday. There are fiction and non fiction books listed. I use it a lot.
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Old 23-04-2013, 18:17
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Another DS person posted this recently, kudos to them, sorry I don't recall their name.

http://uk.freereadfeed.com
Thanks!

*downloads "10 Ways To Treat Bacterial Vaginosis" for free*

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Old 23-04-2013, 18:18
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Thanks for that link, looks good.
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Old 23-04-2013, 18:21
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jerome k jerome, the grossmith brothers, douglas william jerrold, somerville and ross, edward lear..................
if you're interested in JK Jerome, you might like to read the book that inspired (to say the least) 3MIAB(TSNOTD)

Three in Norway (by two of them) written by J. A. Lees and W. J. Clutterbuck
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Old 23-04-2013, 18:41
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That was me. There are lots of new books added everyday. There are fiction and non fiction books listed. I use it a lot.
So it was, and my sincere thanks. It's perhaps not obvious to some that it points you to free books on AmazonUK, so loading them onto your Kindle is easy-peasy,
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Old 23-04-2013, 18:46
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I've been lucky so far and not yet downloaded a rubbish free book.
I usually have a look out on the top sellers and see whats going.
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Old 24-04-2013, 00:07
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feedbooks.com also has freebies, but the daddy for free "classics" is Project Gutenburg, brilliant site.
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Old 24-04-2013, 01:38
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Can these be used on the Kindle app for phones and tablets?
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Old 24-04-2013, 10:08
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If you need to convert ebook formats or want to get free news feeds sent to your Kindle, Calibre is a great piece of free software.

http://calibre-ebook.com/
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Old 24-04-2013, 10:44
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Probably worth mentioning that if you're someone who buys a lot of stuff from Amazon anyway and pays shipping fees, it might work out cheaper to go for a Prime subscription. You get free next day shipping on eligible items (anything shipped directly from Amazon) and there's also a massive Kindle lending library which is only available to Prime subscribers.

Obviously, it's not really "free" if you don't already use the Prime service.
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