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Open Source Literature: Original Non-English

Free digital access to books. Most of these are classic writings in novels, short stories, essays (mainly history and philosophy), reference, plays, and poetry but some digital textbooks are available, too.

Information on Project Gutenberg

Most of these books are Project Gutenberg online books. You can read it on line or download it to your computer. The most direct way to download the book is in HTML format. Check the list of options if you have an e-reader.

Arabic

Chinese

This is meant as a sample of Project Gutenberg's Chinese language collection of over 400 books. For more books use the search box on the Digital Poetry and Prose home page.

French

This is meant as a sample of Project Gutenberg's French language collection of over 1990 books. For more books use the search box on the Digital Poetry and Prose home page.

German

This is meant as a sample of Project Gutenberg's German language collection of over 830 books. For more books use the search box on the Digital Poetry and Prose home page.

Spanish

This is meant as a sample of Project Gutenberg's Spanish language collection of over 300 books. For more books use the search box on the Digital Poetry and Prose home page.

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