Classic English Novels Abridged: free ebooks.

This is a collection of famous novels which have been shortened and slightly simplified for the general reader.

These are not summaries; each is half to two-thirds of the original length. I've selected works that people often find daunting because of their density or complexity: the aim is to make them easier to read, while keeping the style intact. It's hoped they will also appeal to students of English who are not quite ready to tackle the originals.

There are currently seven books in the series:

Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights
Jane Austen's Mansfield Park
George Eliot's Daniel Deronda
Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy
W.M.Thackeray's Vanity Fair
Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South
Charlotte Bronte's Shirley

More books will be added in due course.

You can download them below, or from the ebook stores listed. All are free.

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Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights Abridged

Download the free ebook:
epub,   mobi (for Kindle),   pdf

Or go to the book's webpage at:
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(for all ebook formats, or to read online)

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Jane Austen's Mansfield Park Abridged

Download the free ebook:
epub,   mobi (for Kindle),   pdf

Go to the book's webpage at:
Nook Books
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(for all ebook formats, or to read online)

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George Eliot's Daniel Deronda Abridged

Download the free ebook:
epub,   mobi (for Kindle),   pdf

Go to the book's webpage at:
Nook Books
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Smashwords
(for all ebook formats, or to read online)

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Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy Abridged

Download the free ebook:
epub,   mobi (for Kindle),   pdf

Go to the book's webpage at:
Nook Books
iTunes store
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Smashwords
(for all ebook formats, or to read online)

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W.M.Thackeray's Vanity Fair Abridged

Download the free ebook:
epub,   mobi (for Kindle),   pdf

Go to the book's webpage at:
Nook Books
iTunes store
Kobo Books
Smashwords
(for all ebook formats, or to read online)

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Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South Abridged

Download the free ebook:
epub,   mobi (for Kindle),   pdf

Go to the book's webpage at:
Nook Books
iTunes store
Kobo Books
Smashwords
(for all ebook formats, or to read online)

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Charlotte Bronte's Shirley Abridged

Download the free ebook:
epub,   mobi (for Kindle),   pdf

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More books will be added in the future.

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free ebook Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights Abridged




free ebook Jane Austen's Mansfield Park Abridged




free ebook George Eliot's Daniel Deronda Abridged




free ebook Sterne's Tristram Shandy Abridged




free ebook Thackeray's Vanity Fair Abridged




free ebook Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South Abridged




free ebook Charlotte Bronte's Shirley Abridged