What are the best free books for iPad?

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    #1Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice is a novel by Jane Austen, first published in 1813. The story follows Elizabeth Bennet as she navigates British society and is confronted with how people regard things like upbringing, education, manners, morality, and marriage.

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    Rose Campbell
    Written on November 19, 2017
    "Pride and Prejudice is a classic, and a good, enjoyable read f you like historical books, books about relationships and family, romance, and subtlety. You will enjoy all of the interactions and observations that the books heroine Elizabeth, wittily makes, and her observations on the absurdity of the manners required at the time, and the pan that they can cause are also worthy of reading and reflecting on. How far our society has come, and changed, since Elizabeth's time."
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    #2Moby Dick

    Moby Dick
    Moby Dick is a novel by American author Herman Melville. It is the story of captain Ahab’s quest for revenge against Moby Dick, the whale that destroyed Ahab's ship and severed his leg at the knee on a previous voyage.Originally, the novel was a failure but in the 20th century it was rediscover and recognized as work of literary genius.
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    Jerry Martinez
    Written on November 22, 2017
    "Moby Dick is widely considered an American classic. It's a book rich in symbolism, with many hidden or obscured elements that might not be apparent on the first read. The book itself is rather good, though maybe just a bit overrated, I would say. Apparently it is offered for free here, though it seems to me like it least costs a token sum, from what I can see. There's probably somewhere to obtain it for free. "
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    #3The Odyssey

    The Odyssey

    After enduring the Trojan War, Odysseus begins the treacherous journey home to Ithaca. Homer's The Odyssey was composed around 700 BC and is one of the earliest epics in existence, remaining as one of the most influential works of literature today.

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    Ángel Saucedo
    Written on November 22, 2017
    "The Odyssey is a classic journey story with the hero (Odysseus) making his way home after a war. I read this in my Intro to Literature class in college and I've seen references to it -- some direct and some not -- throughout other works. Everyone should read it or be familiar with it to understand many western cultural references. Highly recommended."
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    #4Ulysses

    Ulysses
    Considered one of the greatest 20th-century novels written in English, James Joyce's Ulysses pulls from Greek Mythology to create a modern version staring Ulysses as he journeys through 20th century Ireland. 
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    Randy Tran
    Written on November 10, 2017
    "While I'm personally not very knowledgeable on this book, I have heard great things about it from friends and family alike. With that in mind it's also free and able to be read on iPad, so it fulfills everything you'll need."
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    #5Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

    Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
    Alice's Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll is a book where wordplay, parody, and logical and philosophical puzzles are everywhere. For all the surface playfulness, there is meaning in every page.
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    Amy Hanson
    Written on November 12, 2017
    "Alice in Wonderland is such a bizarre book, but it's really fun to go through especially if you have kids. Despite popular belief it was not influenced by drugs in the writing, and it still holds up for its delightfully whimsical characters."
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    #6Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre is a novel by Charlotte Brontë that tells the story of Jane Eyre who is left under the care of cruel guardians as a young girl, and then goes to Thornfield Hall to work as a governess, under a harsh employer.

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    Kyle Shaw
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "Thornfield Hall's description alone is worth the read. Even if you have read it, maybe it's time to reread it. Younger people who have not read it should."
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    #7Treasure Island

    Treasure Island

    Treasure Island is a children's historical novel by Robert Louis Stevenson that tells the story of Jim Hawkins as he sets off on an expedition in search of Captain Flint's buried treasure. Along the way, he endures mutiny and pirate attacks. 

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    Christine Griffin
    Written on November 15, 2017
    "It is in fact free and would be available on iPad using the amazon kindle app. "
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    #8The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 12 short stories of the famous detective by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. These stories were originally published as serialized single stories in The Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. 

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    Concepción Navarro
    Written on November 16, 2017
    "Sherlock Holmes is a classic. I remember first getting to know Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous character when I was young, and it's an appreciation that has stayed with me through the years. I highly recommend it to anyone whose interested in public domain literature or just trying to get around to reading the classics. "
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    #9Frankenstein

    Frankenstein

    Frankenstein is a science fiction book written by Mary Shelley which centers on scientist Victor Frankenstein who creates a grotesque and cognizant being through a scientific experiment. 

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    Emily Lynch
    Written on November 19, 2017
    "Everyone thinks they know the origin of Frankenstein, but only those who've read the Marry Shelley book know the true story of how he came to be. This is one of my all time favorite books, and it teaches you something about humanity. Highly recommended! "
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    #10The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    One of Mark Twain's most beloved and respected novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer presents a tale of two young boys, their antics and adventures in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, Missouri.

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    Wayne Robinson
    Written on November 10, 2017
    "a classic that I don't think kids read in school anymore! a great read for any age."

Summary

Best What are the best free books for iPad
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Pride and PrejudiceBooks 23 Paid
2Moby DickBooks 18 Paid
3The OdysseyBooks 17 Paid
4UlyssesBooks 13 Paid
5Alice's Adventures In WonderlandBooks 13 Paid
6Jane EyreBooks 10 Paid
7Treasure IslandBooks 7 Paid
8The Adventures of Sherlock HolmesBooks 6 Paid
9FrankensteinBooks 4 Paid
10The Adventures of Tom SawyerBooks 2 Paid
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