jekyll starter theme for classic books (ex. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson)
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README.md

What's jekyll-book-theme?

It's another Jekyll static site generator theme for classic books (e.g. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde, A Tale of Two Cities, The Trial, etc.) that is, a ready-to-fork template pack.

For example:

├── _config.yml                               # book configuration
├── _chapters                                 # sample chapters
|   ├── 01.md
|   ├── 02.md
|   ├── ...
|   └── 10.md
├── _layouts                           
|   └── default.html                   # master layout template
├── css                               
|   ├── _settings.scss                 # style settings (e.g. variables)
|   └── style.scss                     # master style page
└── index.html                         # all-in-one page book template

will result in an all-in-one book page:

└── _site                                # output build folder; site gets generated here
    ├── css
    |   └── style.css                    # styles for pages (copied 1:1 as is)
    └── index.html                       # all-in-one book page

How-to Build Your Own Book

Step 1: Add your chapters to the _chapters/ folder

Replace all text files in the _chapters folder with your own.

Step 2: Add the book title and author in the _config.yml file

Next change the book title and author in the _config.yml file:

title:  Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
author:
  name: Robert Louis Stevenson

with your own book title and author name. That's it. Happy reading.

Live Demo

See a live demo @ henrythemes.github.io/jekyll-book-theme »

More Themes

See the Dr. Jekyll's Themes directory.

More Quick Starter Wizard Scripts

See the Mr. Hyde's Scripts library.

Example Classic

Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Mr. Utterson the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance, that was never lighted by a smile; cold, scanty and embarrassed in discourse; backward in sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary, and yet somehow lovable.

More Free World Classics in Plain Text (.txt)

  • worldclassics @ GitHub - more ready-to-use free world (literature) classics e.g. The Trial by Franz Kafka, etc.
  • Project Gutenberg - the world's biggest free classics book library in plain text; more than 40,000+ books collected since 1971

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License

The theme is dedicated to the public domain. Use it as you please with no restrictions whatsoever.

Questions? Comments?

Post them to the wwwmake forum. Thanks!