Amazon is offering readers nine book titles free of cost in honor of the World Book Day, which is going to be happen on Monday. According to Mikyla Bruder, a publisher at Amazon publishing, books are a powerful source to connect us across country, language, and culture. Further, she said that we are investing in translation of books as well as providing readers opportunities to read stories from different cultural perspective with an objective to reach 1 million readers to honor the World Book Day.
Amazon customers get a choice to select from up to nine titles
“Last Train to Istanbul,” written by Ayse Kulin, and translated from Turkish by John W. Baker. It is an extensive story of adventure, love and compassion regarding a young Turkish couple trying to cross Nazi-occupied Europe to obtain freedom.
“Still Waters,” written by Viveca Sten, and translated from Swedish by Marlaine Delargy. It is a Swedish Sandhamn Murders series which is the first best-selling book in the market as around 4 million copies were sold of this book.
“A River in Darkness One Man’s Escape from North Korea,” penned by Masaji Ishikawa and translated from Japanese by Martin Brown and Risa Kobayashi. It is an Amazon best-selling chronicle about a man’s heartrending escape from tyranny of North Korea.
“The Great Passage,” authored by Shion Miura, and translated from the Japanese language by Juliet Winters Carpenter. It’s a very popular novel, even modified into a big motion picture. It teaches that life dedicated to follow one’s passion is the life lived well.
“The House by the River,” written by Lena Manta, and translated from Greek by Gail Holst-Warhaft. It’s an epic story of adventure, family, and love.
“The Gray House,” written by Mariam Petrosyan, and translated from Russian language by Yuri Machkasov. It’s a popular book telling story about a great place where individual’s disabilities signify strengths.
“The Question of Red,” penned by Laksmi Pamuntjak, who also translated it from Indonesian. It is an epic story of love, resilience, and revolution as well as the story of courage of a woman who forges her own way.
“The Light of the Fireflies,” penned by Paul Pen, and translated from Spanish language by Simon Bruni. It is a haunting story of a boy living underground who finds that light is available in even darkest places.
This Amazon World Book Day offer is available through Tuesday. These nine kindle book titles can be downloaded by readers here.
The World Books Day is year-wise celebration of enjoyment of reading books and promote the same to more and more people. On the occasion of this annual World Book Day, Amazon is taking a good initiative and providing readers with cost-free books.