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NateDawg [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, October 26, 2006
13 years ago3,141 views

This is a kinda neat way to draw attention to the Google Book site

From the Google Blog
<quote>

hat would Halloween be without a little trick-or-treating? This year, make exploring some of these classic spooky tales part of your treat. Discover who famously uttered "nevermore," why Van Helsing was forced to behead the "bloofer lady" and how Ichabod Crane met his untimely end in a tranquil glen called Sleepy Hollow.

Since we've digitized the full text of these stories and novels, you can search every word. But that's not all – whenever you see a Download button, you're free to download, save and print a PDF version to read at your own pace. And if you decide you want to buy a bound copy, "All editions" will show you multiple editions, many of which are available for purchase.

We hope that Google Book Search helps you discover some great new authors – and maybe even sends a shiver or two down your spine.
</quote>

Link:
books.google.com/googlebooks/s ...

/pd [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

waaaaaaaaaaa.. its scary.. NateDwag is out of the kennel!! :)-

I wonder if I'll ever read a book to my kids in the future ..or would I be saying.. "hey kids-- what type of story should we google for tonite's bed time reading ?"

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

As usual, I can't see (all/ some of) the books in Germany... so books that are already in the public domain will still not show.

NateDawg [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Yup, my owner final let me out, so I should be roaming around a little more from time to time (at least till the puppies arrive:D

Gary Price [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

P.L. some of these books (often in an easier to read format) are available FREE via the World eBook Library. This month access to the library is free.

For example:
Here are two editions of Dracula.

digbig.com/4nmxk

digbig.com/4nmxm

P.L can you access them in Germany?

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Yeah, those I can view!

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