New Static Site Theme for World (Literature) Classics in Markdown e.g. A Tale of Two Cities, The Trial, etc.

Scott Granneman scott at
Fri Jul 17 00:19:40 EDT 2015

Looks great, but I have a small quibble. Throughout the book, you have 
used an en dash instead of an em dash, as here: “empty as a 
church–till at last I got”. Might want to do a s/–/—/g & fix 

Cool work, though!

R. Scott Granneman
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On 16 Jul 2015, at 17:48, Gerald Bauer wrote:

> Hello,
> As a showcase I've converted a good old Gutenberg plain text world
> (literature) classic to markdown.
>  See the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
>  by Robert Louis Stevenson [1] as an example.
>  Next I've put together a static site theme that lets you basically
> drop all chapters into a _chapters folder and you're done, that is,
> you get a great looking online live (e)book.
>  See the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde live version (demo) [2]
>  thanks to GitHub Pages (with built-in - surprise, surprise - Jekyll
> processing ;-))
>  And finally the ready-to-fork theme/template repo/source [3].
>  Anyone else tried to convert world classics to Markdown
>  for generating great looking books? Any insight appreciated.
> Questions? Comments? Welcome.
>  Cheers.
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]
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