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Application Programming Interface (API)

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Gutenberg eBook API
Free eBook data is sourced from the gutenberg project

A sample call is as follows

http://api.ebookupload.co.uk/?q=dickens

This returns JSON in the following format:

[ {"id":"25854","text":"The Letters of Charles Dickens, by Charles Dickens 25854"}]

Where id refers to an the path within the gutenberg website:

  • HTML - http://www.gutenberg.org/files/25854/25854-h/25854-h.htm
  • EPub With Images - http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/25854.epub.images
  • EPub Without Images - http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/25854.epub.noimages
  • Kindle (with images) - http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/25854.kindle.images
  • Kindle (no images) - http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/25854.kindle.noimages
  • Plucker - http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/25854.plucker
  • QiOO Mobile - http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/25854.qioo
  • Plain Text UTF-8 - http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/25854.txt.utf-8

 

Uploaded ebook data

To access an uploaded ebook, call

http://www.ebookupload.co.uk/read.aspx?id=12345

where 12345 is the upload reference, this returns JSON containing links to the ebook in HTML format, which must be prefixed with http://www.ebookupload.co.uk/uploads/