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Free Literature Books - French, Italian, and Spanish
  1. A Distinguished Provincial at Paris by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Ellen Marriage (Gutenberg text)

  2. Against the Grain (with commentary by the author and by Havelock Ellis) by Joris-Karl Huysmans (HTML at Eldritch Press)

  3. A Hero: Jean Valjean by William A. Quayle (illustrated HTML at Virginia)

  4. A Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne (HTML in Israel)

  5. Albert Savarus by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Ellen Marriage (Gutenberg text)

  6. Aminta by Torquado Tasso, trans. by Malcolm Hayward (HTML at IUP)

  7. An Historical Mystery by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Katharine Prescott Wormeley (Gutenberg text)

  8. An Iceland Fisherman by Pierre Loti, trans. by M. Jules Cambon (Gutenberg text; unofficial until 31 May 2000)

  9. An Old Maid by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Katharine Prescott Wormeley (Gutenberg text)

  10. A Passion in the Desert by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Ernest Dowson (Gutenberg text)

  11. Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
    1. illustrated HTML at Virginia
    2. HTML at Bibliomania

  12. Around the World in Eighty Days (from the Junior Deluxe edition) by Jules Verne, trans. by Mercier Lewis (HTML at Bibliomania)

  13. A Simple Soul by Gustave Flaubert (Gutenberg text)

  14. Aucassin and Nicolete, trans. by Andrew Lang (Gutenberg text)

  15. Baron Trigault's Vengeance by Emile Gaboriau (Gutenberg text)

  16. Beatrix by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Katharine Prescott Wormeley (Gutenberg text)

  17. Bel-Ami by Guy de Maupassant (text at ebooknet.com)

  18. Bureaucracy by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Katharine Prescott Wormeley (Gutenberg text)

  19. Camille (La Dame Aux Camelias) by Alexandre Dumas (Gutenberg text)

  20. Candide by Voltaire (HTML in the UK)

  21. Candide (in English and French) by Voltaire (frame-dependent HTML at ELF)

  22. Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier (Gutenberg text)

  23. Catherine de' Medici by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Katharine Prescott Wormeley (Gutenberg text)

  24. Christ in Flanders by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Ellen Marriage (Gutenberg text)

  25. Civilization, 1914-1917 by Georges Duhamel, trans. by E. S. Brooks (HTML at Eldritch Press)

  26. Cliges by Chretien de Troyes, trans. by W. W. Comfort (HTML at OMACL)

  27. Colonel Chabert by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Ellen Marriage and Clara Bell (Gutenberg text)

  28. Comtesse de Tende by Madame de La Fayette, trans. by Christy Sheffield Sanford (HTML at fdt.net)

  29. Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac, trans. by James Waring (Gutenberg text)

  30. Cousin Pons by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Ellen Marriage (Gutenberg text)

  31. Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, trans. by Gladys Thomas and Mary F. Guillemard (Gutenberg text)

  32. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, trans. by John Ormsby (Gutenberg text)

  33. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, trans. by Thomas Shelton (HTML at BiblioBytes)

  34. Eric et Enide by Chretien de Troyes, trans. by W. W. Comfort (HTML at OMACL)

  35. Essays by Michel de Montaigne, trans. by Charles Cotton (text at English Server; 1 MB)

  36. Eugenie Grandet by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Katharine Prescott Wormeley (Gutenberg text)

  37. Facino Cane by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Clara Bell (Gutenberg text)

  38. Father Goriot by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Ellen Marriage (Gutenberg text)

  39. Ferragus by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Katharine Prescott Wormeley (Gutenberg text)

  40. File No. 113 by Emile Gaboriau (HTML at Litrix)

  41. Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and Pantagruel by Francois Rabelais, trans. by Thomas Urquhart and Peter Anthony Motteux (Gutenberg text)

  42. From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne (Gutenberg text)

  43. George Sand, Some Aspects of Her Life and Writings by Rene Doumic, trans. by Alys Hallard (Gutenberg text)

  44. Germinal by Emile Zola, trans. by Havelock Ellis (HTML at Eldritch Press)

  45. Gobseck by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Ellen Marriage (Gutenberg text)

  46. Henry IV by Luigi Pirandello, trans. by Edward Storer (HTML at Eldritch Press)

  47. Herodias by Gustave Flaubert (Gutenberg text)

  48. Indiana by George Sand, trans. by George Burnham Ives (local illustrated HTML)

  49. I Promessi Sposi, or The Betrothed by Alessandro Manzoni (HTML at BiblioBytes)

  50. Jean-Paul Sartre: The Philosopher As a Literary Critic by Benjamin Suhl (page images at iuniverse.com)

  51. Jerusalem Delivered by Torquado Tasso, trans. by Edward Fairfax
    1. HTML at OMACL
    2. Gutenberg text

  52. Lancelot, or, The Knight of the Cart by Chretien de Troyes, trans. by W. W. Comfort (HTML at OMACL)

  53. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
    1. volume I: HTML at Virginia
    2. volume II: HTML at Virginia
    3. volume III: HTML at Virginia
    4. volume IV: HTML at Virginia
    5. volume V: HTML at Virginia
    6. text at Wiretap; 3.2 MB

  54. Life is a Dream by Pedro Calderon de la Barca, trans. by Edward Fitzgerald (HTML at BiblioBytes)

  55. Louise de La Valliere by Alexandre Dumas (HTML at FireBlade)

  56. Louis Lambert by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Clara Bell and James Waring (Gutenberg text)

  57. Lumen (1897 English-language edition) by Camille Flammarion (HTML at eserver.org)

  58. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert (HTML at litrix.com)

  59. Manon Lescaut by Abbe Prevost (Gutenberg text)

  60. Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas and Auguste Maquet, trans. by Sydney Fowler Wright (HTML at sfw.org)

  61. Maria Chapdelaine: A Tale of the Lake St. John Country by Louis Hemon, trans. by W. H. Blake (HTML at Virginia)

  62. Massimilla Doni by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Clara Bell and James Waring (Gutenberg text)

  63. Mauprat by George Sand, trans. by Stanley Young (Gutenberg text; unofficial until 31 May 2000)

  64. Michael Strogoff: or, The Courier of the Czar by Jules Verne (Gutenberg text)

  65. Off on a Comet by Jules Verne, trans. by Ellen E. Frewer
    1. HTML in Israel
    2. Gutenberg text

  66. Orlando Furioso by Ludovico Ariosto, trans. by William Stewart Rose (HTML at OMACL)

  67. Other People's Money by Emile Gaboriau (Gutenberg text)

  68. Paul and Virginia by Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (Gutenberg text; unofficial until 30 Apr 2000)

  69. Phaedra by Jean Baptiste Racine, trans. by Robert Bruce Boswell (Gutenberg text)

  70. Polyeucte by Pierre Corneille, trans. by Thomas Constable (HTML at BiblioBytes)

  71. Right You Are! (If You Think So) by Luigi Pirandello, trans. by Arthur Livingston (HTML at Eldritch Press)

  72. Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert (Gutenberg text)

  73. Selected Prose Poems by Paul Colinet, trans. by Rochelle Ratner (HTML at CAPA)

  74. Selected works and commentary. (in English and French) by Alexandre Dumas (HTML at cadytech.com)

  75. Seraphita by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Katharine Prescott Wormeley (Gutenberg text)

  76. Short Stories of the Tragedy and Comedy of Life (3-volume version) by Guy de Maupassant (HTML at Virginia)

  77. Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello, trans. by Edward Storer (HTML at Eldritch Press)

  78. Sound Patterns in a Poem of José Martí by Ned Davison (text at walkabouttravelgear.com)

  79. Stories from the Pentamerone by Giovanni Battista Basile (Gutenberg text; unofficial until 31 May 2000)

  80. Studies of Nature by Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (HTML at Virginia)

  81. Tartarin of Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet (Gutenberg text)

  82. Tartarin of Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet, trans. by Oliver C. Colt (Gutenberg text; unofficial until 31 Oct 2000)

  83. Tartuffe, or The Hypocrite by Moliere, trans. by Curtis Hidden Page
    1. HTML at BiblioBytes
    2. Gutenberg text

  84. Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas
    1. HTML at FireBlade
    2. Gutenberg text

  85. Thais by Anatole France, trans. by Robert B. Douglas
    1. HTML at DrPseudocryptonym
    2. Gutenberg text; unofficial until 29 Feb 2000

  86. The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi (Gutenberg text)

  87. The Atheist's Mass by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Clara Bell (Gutenberg text)

  88. The Beauteous Terrorist, and Other Poems by Henry E. Parkes (HTML at SETIS)

  89. The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas (Gutenberg text)

  90. The Brotherhood of Consolation by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Katharine Prescott Wormeley (Gutenberg text)

  91. The Chouans by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Katharine Prescott Wormeley (Gutenberg text)

  92. The Chronicle of the Cid, trans. by Robert Southey (HTML at Michigan)

  93. The Concept of Modernism in Hispanic Criticism by Ned Davison (text at walkabouttravelgear.com)

  94. The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, trans. by W. Conyngham Mallory (text in Sweden; 1.5 MB)

  95. The Congo and Other Poems by Vachel Lindsay (Gutenberg text)

  96. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
    1. HTML at Litrix
    2. Gutenberg text; some text may be missing

  97. The Count's Millions by Emile Gaboriau (Gutenberg text)

  98. The Country Doctor by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Ellen Marriage and Clara Bell (Gutenberg text)

  99. The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard by Anatole France
    1. HTML at DrPseudocryptonym
    2. Gutenberg text; unofficial until 31 Mar 2000

  100. The Crystal Stopper by Maurice Leblanc (Gutenberg text)

  101. The Curial by Alain Chartier, trans. by William Caxton (HTML at Oregon)

  102. The Decameron (in Italian and English, with commentary) by Giovanni Boccaccio (HTML at Brown)

  103. The Decameron (in Italian and English) by Giovanni Boccaccio (HTML with commentary at Brown)

  104. The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, trans. by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Gutenberg text)

  105. The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, trans. by Charles Eliot Norton
    1. volume 1: Gutenberg text
    2. volume 2: Gutenberg text
    3. volume 3: Gutenberg text

  106. The Divine Comedy (in Italian and English) by Dante Alighieri, trans. by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (HTML at Columbia)

  107. The Duchesse de Langeais by Honore de Balzac (Gutenberg text)

  108. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse by Vicente Blasco Ibanez, trans. by Charlotte Brewster Jordan
    1. HTML at Naked Word
    2. Gutenberg text

  109. The Girl with the Golden Eyes by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Ellen Marriage (Gutenberg text)

  110. The Heptameron of Margaret, Queen of Navarre by Queen Marguerite de Navarre, trans. by Walter K. Kelly (illustrated HTML at Celebration of Women Writers)

  111. The High History of the Holy Graal, trans. by Sebastian Evans (HTML at OMACL)

  112. The Human Comedy (complete) by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Clara Bell, Ernest Dowson, Ellen Marriage, James Waring, and Katharine Prescott Wormeley (Gutenberg texts)

  113. The Human Tragedy by Anatole France (HTML at GeoCities)

  114. The Inferno, From the Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri, trans. by Sydney Fowler Wright (HTML at sfw.org)

  115. The Lay of the Cid, trans. by R. Selden Rose and Leonard Bacon (HTML at OMACL)

  116. The Life of Lazarillo of Tormes by Lazarillo of Tormes, trans. by Robert Rudder (Gutenberg text)

  117. The Lily of the Valley by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Katharine Prescott Wormeley (Gutenberg text)

  118. The Lyfe of Ipomydon by Hue de Rotelande, ed. by Tadahiro Ikegami (HTML at Michigan)

  119. The Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Ellen Marriage (Gutenberg text)

  120. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne, trans. by W. H. G. Kingston
    1. HTML in Israel
    2. Gutenberg text

  121. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne, trans. by Sidney Kravitz
    1. illustrated HTML in Israel
    2. Gutenberg text

  122. The Mystery of Orcival by Emile Gaboriau (Gutenberg text)

  123. The Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux (Gutenberg text)

  124. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas (HTML at FireBlade)

  125. The Nabob by Alphonse Daudet, trans. by W. Blaydes (Gutenberg text; unofficial until 29 Feb 2000)

  126. The Paradiso, From the Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri, trans. by Sydney Fowler Wright (HTML at sfw.org)

  127. Penguin Island by Anatole France, trans. by A. W. Evans
    1. text at English Server
    2. Gutenberg text

  128. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
    1. illustrated HTML at Virginia
    2. searchable HTML at Bibliomania
    3. Gutenberg text

  129. The Princess of Cleves by Madame de La Fayette (Gutenberg text)

  130. The Purgatorio, From the Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri, trans. by Sydney Fowler Wright (HTML at sfw.org)

  131. The Revolt of the Angels by Anatole France (HTML at DrPseudocryptonym)

  132. The Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Katharine Prescott Wormeley (Gutenberg text)

  133. The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux (Gutenberg text)

  134. The Song of Roland, trans. by Jessie Crossland (PDF at In Parentheses)

  135. The Song of Roland, trans. by Charles Scott Moncrief (HTML at OMACL)

  136. The Song of Roland, trans. by John O'Hagan (HTML at Fordham)

  137. The Survivors of the Chancellor: Diary of J. R. Kazallon, Passenger by Jules Verne (Gutenberg text)

  138. The Three Kings' Sons, Part I, The Text (no subsequent parts exist of this MS text), ed. by F. J. Furnivall (HTML at Michigan)

  139. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
    1. HTML at FireBlade
    2. Gutenberg text

  140. The Underdogs: A Novel of the Mexican Revolution, trans. by E. Munguia (Gutenberg text)

  141. The Underground City by Jules Verne, trans. by W. H. Kingston
    1. HTML in Israel
    2. Gutenberg text

  142. The Vicar of Tours by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Katharine Prescott Wormeley (Gutenberg text)

  143. The Vision: or, Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri, trans. by H. F. Cary (Gutenberg text)

  144. Three Plays (on-line edition including additional material) by Luigi Pirandello (HTML at Eldritch Press)

  145. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
    1. HTML at Virginia
    2. HTML at GeoCities

  146. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1993 Lippincott omnibus edition; slightly abridged) by Jules Verne
    1. HTML at Virginia
    2. Gutenberg text

  147. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas
    1. HTML at FireBlade
    2. Gutenberg text

  148. Under Fire: The Story of a Squad by Henri Barbusse, trans. by Fitzwater Wray (HTML at Eldritch Press)

  149. Ursula by Honore de Balzac, trans. by Katharine Prescott Wormeley (Gutenberg text)

  150. Wooden Crosses by Roland Dorgeles (HTML at Eldritch Press)

  151. Yvain, or, The Knight with the Lion by Chretien de Troyes, trans. by W. W. Comfort
    1. HTML at OMACL
    2. PDF at In Parentheses