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Thomas Hardy Collection

iPhone / iPad
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Thomas Hardy Collection. Including:
* Under the Greenwood Tree, or The Mellstock Quire (1872)
* A Pair of Blue Eyes (1872–73)
* Far From the Madding Crowd (1874)
* Hand of Ethelberta (1876)
* Return of the Native (1878)
* Two on a Tower (1882)
* The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid (1883)
* The Mayor of Casterbridge (1884–85)
* The Woodlanders (1886–87)
* Tess of the D’Urberville’s (1891)
* Jude the Obscure (1895)
Short story collections
* Wessex Tales (1888)
Contents: An Imaginative Woman — The Three Strangers — The Withered Arm — Fellow-Townsmen — Interlopers at the Knap — The Distracted Preacher
* A Few Crusted Characters (1891)
* The Fiddler of the Reels (1893)
* Life’s Little Ironies (1894)
Contents: The Son's Veto — For Conscience' Sake — A Tragedy of Two Ambitions — On the Western Circuit — To Please his Wife — The Melancholy Hussar of the German Legion — A Tradition of Eighteen Hundred and Four — A Few Crusted Characters
* A Changed Man and Other Tales (1913)
Contents: Prefatory Note — A Changed Man — The Waiting Supper — Alicia's Diary — The Grave by the Handpost — Enter a Dragoon — A Tryst at an Ancient Earthwork — What the Shepherd Saw — A Committee Man of 'The Terror' — Master John Horseleigh, Knight — The Duke's Reappearance — A Mere Interlude — The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid.

Please check the application web site for video introduction of the application.
The reader application provides the following important customer benefits:

* True full screen reading mode

* Real time font/font size and color/texture previews allow you to select fonts and colors and see in real time what pages would look like
– Support all iPhone's available fonts
– Support different font size
– Support 70+ font color /background color/texture

* Continuous reading experience (One tap for page down/up; Left/right swipe to next/previous chapter/story)
* Portrait and landscape reading mode (support all 4 orientations)
* Remembers the last reading location (exact book, chapter and scroll position)
* Quick scrolling navigation between chapters/stories to provide an overview of the entire book
* Quick reference feature and web browser type functions maintain user's browser history
* Displays rich formatted HTML book (NOT plain text)
* Quick and easy access to the Reader Instruction/Help

Opration Instructions:

* Each chapter/story is displayed in a continuous page, use finger to scroll the page down/up to read:
- One tap on the top 1/4 of the screen to page up
- One tap on the bottom 1/4 of the screen to page down
- Swipe Left/right to the next/previous chapter
- Pinch in/out to change font size.
* Double tap on the screen to pop up the control panel to access all available controls