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The Divine Comedy (Deseret Alphabet Edition) By John Jenkins
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Dante Alighieri (1265–1321) was an Italian poet and philosopher. He was the greatest poet of Italian literature, the greatest Western poet between antiquity and the modern era, and one of the... More > half-dozen greatest poets of all time. It is no exaggeration to say that Dante is to Italian what Shakespeare is to English. The Divine Comedy is Dante's magnum opus. It is an epic, allegorical poem recounting Dante’s journey through the afterlife, guided by the Roman poet Virgil and Beatrice Portinari, Dante’s ideal woman. The Comedy encapsulates late Medieval thought on subjects such as religion, philosophy, politics, and science. The translation here given is that of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882), a prominent American poet and translator. This book is in the Deseret Alphabet, a phonetic alphabet for writing English developed in the mid-19th century at the University of Deseret (now the University of Utah).< Less
A Study in Scarlet (Deseret Alphabet Edition) By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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This, the first Sherlock Holmes novel, includes a long section giving the background for the crime being investigated—a lurid tale of murder and forced marriage inspired by the anti-Mormon... More > literature common in Victorian Britain. As a back-handed recognition of this connection to Mormonism, this edition is in the Deseret Alphabet, a phonetic alphabet for English developed in the Utah portrayed in the book. This is the first full-length novel published in the Deseret Alphabet and the first book published in the Deseret Alphabet since the 1860's.< Less
Tales of the Macabre (Deseret Alphabet edition) By Edgar Allan Poe
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(Note: This volume is in the Deseret Alphabet and does not use standard English spelling.) Fifteen stories from the American Master of gothic horror: “MS. Found in a Bottle,”... More > “Berenice,” “Morella,” “King Pest,” “Ligeia,” “How to Write a Blackwood Article,” “The Predicament,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Masque of the Red Death,” “The Pit and the Pendulum,” “The Tell-tale Heart,” “The Black Cat,” “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar,” “The Raven,” “The Cask of Amontillado.” The stories range from the horrifying to the humorous, but all are written with Edgar Allan Poe’s characteristic expressive style, and all are focused on the twin themes of death and decay. All are among the very greatest of tales of the macabre.< Less
The Rape of the Lock and the Dunciad (Deseret Alphabet Edition) By John Jenkins
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Alexander Pope (1688–1744) was an English poet, best-known for his translation of Homer and other works in heroic couplets. He is the most-quoted English writer after William Shakespeare. The... More > Rape of the Lock is a satiric poem and mock-epic, based on a scandal caused when a nobleman, Robert Petre, cut off a lock of Arabella Fermor's hair without her permission. By recounting the incident in the elevated style of Homer's epics, Pope trivializes it in the hopes of ending the schism between the two families. The Dunciad, another mock-epic, pillories many of the then-prominent but now-forgotten literary figures of the day by describing their devotion to the goddess Dulness. This book is in the Deseret Alphabet, a phonetic alphabet for writing English developed in the mid-19th century at the University of Deseret (now the University of Utah).< Less
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Deseret Alphabet edition) By Benjamin Franklin
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Benjamin Franklin (1705/1706–1790) was an American polymath and politician. He is is among the most important of America’s Founding Fathers. Franklin was the first American scientist to... More > be treated seriously by Europeans and becamea a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1756. His inventions and civic contributions are innumerable. Franklin made his fortune as a printer and newspaper publisher, but then used it to benefit the people at large. Franklin's Autobiography is a compilation of four documents written between 1771 and his death. It covers his life through 1757. Famous for its easy-going style, it is among the most remarkable rags-to-riches stories in all literature. Humble and honest, it recounts the hard work, determination, and continual self-improvement that made his success possible. This book is in the Deseret Alphabet, a phonetic alphabet for writing English developed in the mid-19th century at the University of Deseret (now the University of Utah).< Less
The Deseret First Book By University of Deseret
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The Deseret First Book, a reader. The Deseret alphabet is a phonetic alphabet developed in the mid-19th century by the board of regents of the University of Deseret (later the University of Utah)... More > under the direction of Brigham Young, second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.< Less
The Deseret Second Book By University of Deseret
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The Deseret Second Book, a reader. The Deseret alphabet is a phonetic alphabet developed in the mid-19th century by the board of regents of the University of Deseret (later the University of Utah)... More > under the direction of Brigham Young, second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.< Less
The Feliad By John Jenkins
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Dire times are at hand. The Ancient Gods have awoken. They are poised to destroy the world and everything in it. All that stands between them and their goal is one heroic Cat— Undoubtedly the... More > first full-length epic poem about a Burmese cat published in the 21st century. Maybe. This book includes the text both in standard English spelling and the Deseret Alphabet. The Deseret Alphabet a phonetic alphabet for writing English developed in the mid-19th century at the University of Deseret (now the University of Utah).< Less
The Book of Mormon By Joseph Smith
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The Book of Mormon printed in the Deseret Alphabet. Includes 1st Nephi through Words of Mormon. The Deseret alphabet is a phonetic alphabet developed in the mid-19th century by the board of regents... More > of the University of Deseret (later the University of Utah) under the direction of Brigham Young, second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.< Less
Youth By Isaac Asimov
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“Youth” is a 1952 novelette by the late Isaac Asimov, and the one story of his to have entered the public domain. It is here presented for the first time in the Deseret Alphabet, a... More > phonetic alphabet for the writing of English.< Less

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