Absence makes the heart grow fonder. -

When I was a ten-year-old book worm and used to kiss the dust jacket pictures of authors as if they were icons, it used to amaze me that these remote people could provoke me to love. - Erica Jong

Below we have listed some of the famous books that are on the Internet in electronic form.


  • ACT Publishing *

    The ACT Publishing site contains presents a searchable catalog of more than 900 books available for reading in hyper-text. Catagories include detective novels, romance novels, children's literature, and educational literature.

  • Anna Karenina

    Written by Leo Tolstoy, translated into English and presented in hypertext format.

  • Anna Karenina *

    The Russian version presented in hypertext format in 8 sections.

  • Brothers Karamazov

    Written by Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky and available as a single file of 2 megabytes.

  • Dostoevsky Resource Station *

    Christiaan Stange has developed an excellent site on Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky that not only includes online works (in English), bibliographies, access to a mailing list, a chronlogical listing of his life but also, more than 200 related resources.

  • Electronic Publications Library *

    This enormous site presents many of the works of famous Russian authors such as Tolstoy, Gogol, Checkov, Blok, Bulgakov, and Pushkin online and in Russian only (KOI8).

  • Electronic Publications Library Alternate Site *

    A mirror site containing the online works of famous Russian authors.

  • Mr. Parker's Loony Bin *

    This crazy site contains a virtual-reality model of Lenin's Mausoleum, literature by Maksim Kononenko, poetry by Aleksei Lyubtsov, information about Russian POP music, a novel by Boian Shiryonov, and more.

  • Project Gutenberg *

    This project's goal is create is to "create a huge library of electronically stored books, mostly classics, that can be downloaded for free and viewed off-line." They have been very successful at it with this well designed, indepth site.

  • Russian - English Literatures Exchange *

    Works by Pushkin, Gogol, Chekhov and others are presented online in Russian but with an English definition provided through a hyperlinks. They English version contains hyperlinks to Russian definitions.

  • War and Peace

    This famous novel was also written by Leo Tolstoy, translated into English and presented in hypertext format.


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