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Command Line Interface app to download ebooks

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BookCut is a Python Command Line Interface tool, that help the user to download free e-books, organise them in folders by genre, retrieve book details by ISBN or title, get a list with all the books from a writer and save them to .txt file. With the help of LibGen and OpenLibrary


  • Python 3
  • python3-pip

## Installation

  • Install with pip:

`bash pip install bookcut #or if you have also Python 2 pip3 install bookcut `

## Usage

  • Download a single book:

`bash bookcut book -b "White Fang" -a "Jack London" `

  • Download a list of books:

`bash bookcut list "FreeEbooksToDownload.txt" `

  • Organise a folder full of e-books to folders according to genre:

`bash bookcut organise "full/path/to/folder" `

  • Search LibGen, output the results and download e-book:

`bash bookcut search -t 'Homer Odyssey' `

  • Get the details of a book by title and author, or simply ISBN.

`bash bookcut details -b 'Homer Iliad' `

  • Get a list with all the books from an author,with an option to save to .txt:

`bash bookcut all-books -author 'Stephen King' `

  • Now you can change some basic settings of BookCut. For more check:

`bash bookcut config --help `

## TO-DO * Add documentation * Add more sources with free e-books * Fix organiser so it can use all types of files * Add a logger.

## Copyrights Please use the bookcut app to download only free e-books that are legally distributing through Libgen. Bookcut contributors do not have any responsibility for the use of the tool. ## Contributing Pull requests are welcome, this is my first project so be kind. For major changes, please open an issue first to discuss what you would like to change.

Please make sure to update tests as appropriate.

## License [MIT](

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