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Books are a category of item in caves of qud. While most of it has no practical value to your survival, it can provide context about the lore of the game. Some books can be as useful as the Corpus Choliys, sometimes It can just be a Rambling of a mad Goat. Most books can still be of use for the player by donating it to Sheba Hagadias in exchange for Experience Points and commentaries. If Xp points does not interest you, books in general still a valuable trade commodity as it has a really good item value to weight ratio.

Unique Books[]

Books that are unique can have Gold colored Font for its title, while randomly generated one always have White colored font. There are also recipe books which are also randomly generated but uses green colored font. Below are the list for Unique Books:

Title Author Trade Value Donation Xp
Corpus Choliys Beniyayut Iym 100
On Humanoid Mimicry of Animals and Plants 100
The Canticles Chromatic, Verses XVII-XXIV 100
The Mimic and the Madpole 100
Aphorisms about Birds 225
The Artless Beauty 900
Heirlooms of Qud 150 900
torn sheet of graph paper 150 900
Across Moghra'yi, Vol. I: The Sunderlies Baccata Yewtarch 1600
Across Moghra'yi, Vol. II: Athenreach 1600
Across Moghra'yi, Vol. III: 0th, the Free City 1600
Frivolous Lives, Vol. I 1600
Council at Gamma Rock 2500
Disquisition on the Malady of the Mimic 3600
From Entropy to Hierarchy 3600
On the Origins and Nature of the Dark Calculus 3600
Eta and the Earthling, Canto I 3600
Scroll Bound by a Strand of Kelp Catu 10000

Randomly Generated Books[]

Random Books, in other name: Procedurally Generated Book. Some books in qud tend to have randomized name, while some can have consistent name. These sort of book provide lore and context that is only appropriate within the procedural generation of your game seed.

Barathrum's Study is the best place to consistently find randomly generated books

Example Title for Randomly Generated Books[]

  • Clouds in the Arithmetic
  • Brothers Warred Until Cairo
  • Provides Good Protection Against