50 Free eBook Classics for Your Holiday Reading Time

For those of you with a little extra peace & quiet this holiday season, I've pulled a list of interesting (and 100% free) public domain titles to fill your e-reader. The list starts out heavy on Charles Dickens and Jules Verne, a couple of my favorites, but also has some James Joyce, Emile Zola, Charlotte Bronte, Anthony Trollope, miscellaneous classic fiction, books on mushrooms, ancient Roman cookbooks, fairy tales from around the globe, a Buddhism book by the founder of The Theosophical Society, Civil War histories, and a host of other interesting things.



In list format: David Copperfield, The Way to God and How to Find It, Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States, The Mysterious Island, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Penrod and Sam, A Tale of Two Cities, Oliver Twist, On the Decay of the Art of Lying, Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass, The Landleaguers, Les Miserables, A Journey to the Centre of the Earth, Miss Cayley's Adventures, The Prayers of Saint Paul, Allan Quatermain, City of Endless Night, Plays by Anton Chekov, Finn the Wolfhound, The Blue Lagoon, The Economic Consequences of Peace, The Diary of a U-Boat Commander, The Story of Jack and the Giants, The Conquest of Bread, The Lives of the Most Famous English Poets, The Book of Tea, English Fairy Tales, Shirley, Manifesto of the Communist Party, Captains of the Civil War, The Buddhist Catechism, Elements of Debating, The Fat and the Thin, Guy Fawkes or a Complete History of the Gunpowder Treason, Ulysses, Marie Antoinette Makers of History, Nonsense Song, Indian Fairy Tales, Battle of the Monkey & the Crab, Fairy Tales from the German Forests, The Awakening of China, The Candy-Maker's Guide, The History of the Devil As Well Ancient as Modern, Astounding Stories, Fungi: Their Nature and Uses, Rock A Bye Library: A Book of Fables, Four Ghost Stories, The Man-Wolf and Other Tales, Cookery and Dining in Imperial Rome, and The Adventures of a Boy Reporter.