Any sign of these yet?
Take care with the current Cicerone 'ebook' format - its not yet really ebook but merely an electronic copy of the existing guides (which is fine but has limitations).
I believe Cicerone are working on epubs and kindle format files at the moment.
That great to know Paddy, I use a Kindle and the grey scale screen is crap for viewing graphics, on a Smartphone it is really good.
Cant beat a paper guide book though.
I have a Kindle and love it. I'm not sure the Wainwright guides would make for a good conversions.
The books are brilliant, but you often find the need to skip backwards and forwards in them when out on walks. Not so easy to do on a Kindle.
As for the drawings and stuff, they would be black and white to greyscale and should go across well, though you would lose the red line introduced in the revised versions.
As for the pricing being set by Amazon. They aren't. Amazon made it clearly that the publishers have forced agency model pricing on them (which was previously outlawed on physical books). I complained, as did many others, to the OFT and the whole ebook industry is now under investigation for price-fixing.
I photographed the pages, reduced to h 800 x w 600 and loaded onto My Kindle - almost too small to read - tried photographing the pages in two halves and while it is readable - not so useful. It is easy to scroll through pictures on the Kindle just like an normal book - but no zoom - unlike PDFs
Hi Chris - any chance you could share the photographed pages?
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