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Nintendo has announced that 100 Classic Book Collection is to be released for Nintendo DS on December 26.

After eating and drinking way too much on Christmas day what better way to relax than with a good book. How about 100 classic novels all packed into one tiny Nintendo DS cart? That's exactly what Nintendo and Genius Sonority Inc. will be offering Nintendo DS owners on December 26.

100 Classic Book Collection will feature novels from some of the greatest writers in history, including the exciting escapades of the swashbuckling Long John Silver in "Treasure Island", the most famous detective of all time in "the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" and true love with Elizabeth Bennet in "Pride and Prejudice".

Holding the DS like a book users can then use the touch screen to easily turn the pages. It will also be possible to adjust the size of the text and a bookmark feature will mean no more dog-eared pages.

The collection will also feature a search function, enabling readers to find novels based on subject matter and length. Additional books will also be made available via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection.

The 100 Classic Book Collection cartridge contains the following works:

Author - Title
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 - Round 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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Yes, the other downloadable books are free.

The text is clear to read, the interface is lovely, all Nintendo need to do now is get more books up online.

The reason they can do it so cheap is that all these books are possibly out of copyright, so they can actually get the digital versions free themselves.
Posted 21:15 on 07 January 2009
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ITS Harriet Beecher Stowe- Uncle Tom's Cabin. You have it saying Harriet Beecher- Stow Uncle Toms Cabin. fix it.
Posted 21:05 on 07 January 2009
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Marink@ kjs123

Nintendo's other online and downloadable content are free, so I don't see why this should be any exception.
Posted 17:45 on 31 December 2008
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I have got his game, its absolutely brilliant but i am wary of downloading books as i dont know whether iti is free or not, could anyone help me with this question?
Posted 11:12 on 31 December 2008
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Good idea, but in italian?
Posted 18:38 on 11 December 2008
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£17.99 on Amazon.
Posted 17:51 on 01 December 2008
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I suppose it's a hell of a lot cheaper than buying all those books.

If it's retailing at £30 then that's 30p a book. Or you can go to your local library and rent them out one at a time for free...

And Bloodstorm, I imagine there will be a catch of some sort. ;)
Posted 17:43 on 01 December 2008
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There has to be a catch.......what's the price they're asking for?

Some of they books are absolutely fantastic.
Posted 17:16 on 01 December 2008

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Release Date: 26/12/2008
Developer: Genius Sonority Inc.
Publisher: Nintendo
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