100 Classic Book Collection, known in North America as 100 Classic Books, is a computer program published by Nintendo and developed by Genius Sonority, which was released exclusively for the Nintendo DS in Europe on December 26, 2008. It was released in Australia on January 22, 2009 and in North America on June 14, 2010. The program includes one hundred public domain works of literature.
Also, it was released in Germany in German with the titles 200 klassische Bücher DS (with German and international books) Bibliothek der klassischen Bücher (with only German books), and in France in French with the title 100 Livres Classiques. It is unknown if the program is going to be released in Spanish and Italian.
Genius Sonority had previously released a similar collection of books in Japan under the title DS Bungaku Zenshuu (ＤＳ文学全集?) on October 17, 2007. A smaller version of the collection consisting of 20 books under the title Chotto DS Bungaku Zenshu: Sekai no Bungaku 20 (ちょっとDS文学全集 世界の文学20?) was released in Japan as a downloadable DSiWare application on February 25, 2009.
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