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The books from TES4:Oblivion

These are all books from a game I have never heard of before. You've managed to find some books for it anyway. Well done!

Commander Adrethi

  • Jailor's Letter
    Instruction for the Drothmeri Jailor. Found in the Mehrunes' Razor official plugin.

Ababael Timsar-Dadisun

Adamus Phillida, Imperial Legion Commander

Agnar the Unwavering

  • Agnar's Journal
    Journal of Agnar, chieftain of Thirsk after the departure of the Nerevarine.

Aicantar of Shimerene

Alessia Ottus

Alexandre Hetrard

Alyandon Mathierry

Amantius Allectus

Ampyrian Brum

  • The Gold Ribbon of Merrit
    An amusing story of two friends, one a self-centered buffoon and the other a quiet but gifted warrior, reuniting for some idle archery.


  • Ancotar's Journal
    Journal of Ancotar, a mage who lives near the village of Aleswell. Due to his dislike of the locals, he has apparently used a mass invisibility spell on them.

Andoche Marier

  • Sentinels of the Isles
    A treatise of Golden Saint and Dark Seducer, covering their custom, society and belief.

Aniis Noru

Annanar Orme

  • The Third Door
    A humerous song about the love and scorn of Ellabeth, Queen of the Axe.


Anonymous Black Bow Bandit

  • Brugo's Take Note
    Brugo is the leader of the Black Bow Bandits. This note is about his take of the profits.

Anthil Morvir

Aranea Drethan

Archmage Salarth

Arielle Jurard, the Lich

  • Decrepit Note
    A note of Arielle Jurard, after she has been imprisoned in the grotto of Battlehorn Castle.


  • Arkved's Notes
    Proof that stealing the Orb of Vaernima can have unpleasant consequences. Each note is a separate book ingame, but I have kept them together since they are so short.

Audens Avidius


Bandit Ringleader of Vilverin

  • Dirty Scroll
    A dirty scroll found in the Ayleid ruins of Vilverin.

Berdier Wreans

  • The Mirror
    A story about an exceptional fighter and his showdown with his greatest enemy.



  • Note from Bothiel
    A request note from Bothiel, the keeper of Arcane University Orrery.


Brenith Aralyn

Brother Hetchfeld

Brother Piner

  • Brother Piner's Notes
    Piner's drafts of a letter to his mother and the letter itself. Originally multiple books, but I have kept them together since they are so short.

Camilonwe of Alinor

  • Liminal Bridges
    This document provides "hypothetical" instructions on how to travel between Mundus and Oblivion using sigil stones.

Captain Dugal

  • Cap'n Dugal's Journal
    The journal of Captain Dugal, the Pirate Captain defeated by Commodore Fasil Umbranox and trapped beneath what is now Castle Anvil.

Captain Gepard Montrose

Carlovac Townway

Celarus the Loremaster

  • The Old Ways
    The definitive guide to the Psijic Order and their leader, Celarus.


  • The Path of Transcendence
    A journal of Celedaen, a member of Mages Guild who practiced Necromancer and in the process to gain lichdom.

Cinda Amatius


  • Cindanwe's Notebook
    The notebook of Cindanwe, the owner of a spore farm and hated by her subordinates.

Claudius Arcadia

  • Journal of Claudius Arcadia
    Claudius Arcadia is the man who prayed to the Night Mother, dealing for the life of Rufio. He's currently arrested and spending his days in Imperial Prison.

Codus Callonus

  • Mixed Unit Tactics
    This is a book about the Khajiiti strategies during the Five Years War

Commander of the Imperial Watch and the Gray Fox

  • Lists of Candidates
    Both the original and the fake lists. The original list's author is the Commander. Found in the Thieves Guild quest "Taking Care Of Lex".

Council of Healers

Crassius Curio



  • Dar-Ma's Diary
    Diary of the Argonian Dar-Ma, found during the Miscellaneous quest "Shadow Over Hackdirt".

Daravyn the Gray

Dumag gro-Bonk


  • Earana's Notes
    These notes are given to the player during the Mages Guild quest "Chorrol Recommendation".

Enric Milnes

Erramanwe of Sunhold

Fal Droon


  • Hastily Scrawled Note
    A note accidentally dropped by Falcar that contains locations of altars that can be used to create black soul gems. Found during the Mages Guild quest "Necromancer's Moon".

Faustillus Junius





  • Andre's Letter
    A letter to Andre from his daughter with a warning and a request to cancel his expedition.

Florin Jaliil, trans.

Frathen Drothan

  • Drothan's Field Journal
    Describes how to open the gate to the chamber that contains Mehrunes' Razor. Found in the Mehrunes' Razor official plugin.
  • Drothan's Journal
    Journal of Frathen Drothan, a rogue Telvanni who wants to topple the Imperial authorities in Morrowind. Found in the Mehrunes' Razor official plugin.
  • Steward's Note
    An instruction to the Drothmeri Steward by Frathen Drothan. Found in Sundercliff Watch.


  • Gelebourne's Journal
    The journal of an adventuring brotherhood member, found during the Miscellaneous quest "A Brotherhood Betrayed".

Geocrates Varnus, ed.

Geros Albreigh

  • The Refugees
    A group of people hiding from the Camoran Usurper witness the unusal birth of his son.

Ghola gro-Muzgol


  • Master Zoaraym's Tale
    This a story about Master Zoaraym and his students at the Temple of the Two Moons in Elsweyr.


Gorgic Guine

  • The Black Arrow
    A tale which shows that nobles do not always get what they want.

Grantham Blakeley


  • Bloodstained Note
    A letter from Greywyn, giving away his lair upon realization that his time was almost over. Found in the The Vile Lair official plugin.
  • Greywyn's Journal
    The journal of Greywyn, the former owner of the Vile Lair. Found during the The Vile Lair official plugin.


  • Grommok's Journal
    Journal of the orc warrior Grommok, telling his feat recovering the Akaviri Dawnfang/Duskfang.

Haderus of Gottlesfont

  • Modern Heretics
    This is a rare book containing Haderus of Gottlesfont's research on Daedra worship in Cyrodiil.

Hanibal Traven

Hasphat Antabolis

Herminia Cinna

Hirrus Clutumnus


Irlav Jarol

  • Magic from the Sky
    A valuable treatise on Ayleid magic. This is a great reference source on Welkynd Stones and Varla Stones.

Irlav Moslin

Jonquilla Bothe

  • Incident in Necrom
    Four adventurers set out to clear a cemetery from vampires. Exults the benefits of illusion magic.


Karoline of Solitude

Katar Eriphanes

Kier-Jo Chorvak

  • On Wild Elves
    A treatise on the remainders of the Ayleid civilization.

Kirellian Odreniu, Editor

  • Knightfall
    The legend of Garridan Stalrous, as told by Jaren Aethelweald. Required in the Miscellaneous quest "Tears Of The Savior".


  • Lithnilian's Research Notes
    These are Lithnilian's notes of his expedition into Bramblepoint Cave and his discovery of a Welkynd Stone.

Livillus Perus, Professor at the Imperial University

  • Interviews With Tapestrists
    An interesting interview with a famous Khajiit Tapestrist, focusing on a tapestry immortalizing a battle between Valenwood and Elsweyr during the Five Year War.


Lord Jaren

  • Lord Jaren's Journal
    The journal of Lord Jaren, tells the story about the unfortunate fate of the Lainlyn rebel leader, Lord Kain.

Lord Kelvyn

  • Lord Kelvyn's Will
    A note and last will of Lord Kelvyn the last descendant of Lord Jaren of the Knight of the True Horn, while defending his Battlehorn Castle.

Lord Lovidicus

  • Journal of the Lord Lovidicus
    Lord Lovidicus is Agronak Gro-Malog's father, Arena Grand Champion. This journal proves that Vampires are fertile. Found during the Miscellaneous quest "Origin Of The Gray Prince".

Lord Pottreid, Chairman

Lorgren Benirus

Lucien Lachance

  • Orders From Lucien Lachance
    A letter from Dark Brotherhood high-up Lucien Lachance to a certain Dark Brotherhood member to join him in the Fort Farragut.
  • Sealed Note
    A note by Lucien Lachance for a certain member of the Dark Brotherhood to meet him in the Castle Farragut.

Lucien Lachance and Mathieu Bellamont

  • Dead Drop Orders
    A series of orders that trigger Dark Brotherhood quests. The first two documents are written by Lachance, while the rest are written by Bellamont.


  • Ma'zaddha's Crinkled Note
    Ma’zaddha's note about Nelrene’s sword, which is supposed to be used to kill Syl, the Duchess of Dementia.

Mabei Aywenil, Scribe


Mankar Camoran

Marobar Sul

Matera Chapel

Maveus Cie

  • The Firsthold Revolt
    The continuing story of Morgiah, scheming princess of Wayrest, who you do a quest for in Daggerfall. After making her deal with the King of Worms, Morgiah moved to Summerset Isle. The rest is contained in this book.

Meekus Ralbrek

Mehrunes Dagon

  • Mysterium Xarxes
    Supposedly a book Dagon wrote "in the deserts of rust and wounds".

Melisi Daren

Mera Llykith

  • Mystery of Talara
    The classic story about political intrigue in the royal family of Camlorn.

Mirili Ulven

  • Mirili's List
    The list of alchemical ingredients needed by Mirili Ulven.

Morian Zenas


  • Myths of Sheogorath
    Stories of Sheogorath's wacky antics, including the invention of music and the murder of a king.
  • The Armorers' Challenge
    A story about armorers, and how to use specific armor to fight in special conditions.

Mythic Dawn Sponsor

Namlir Esprink

Nilphas Omellian

Pellarne Assi

Perennia Draconis

  • Draconis Gift List
    A gift list used by the player to track down the Draconis family in the Dark Brotherhood quest "Next Of Kin".

Pletius Spatec

  • Ice and Chitin
    How ice and chitin saved an Officer and her Lieutenant from an army.

Plitinius Mero (uncredited)

  • The Real Barenziah
    A classic! The story of Barenziah, her life, and her involvement in the politics of Tamriel. Pretty raunchy in places.

Porbert Lyttumly

  • The Locked Room
    Yana is a locksmithing student who is interested in the theory and technique of the craft more than the practical considerations of it. Arthcamu is her impatient, pragmatic, and cruel instructor. By the end of the story, one of their deaths is imminent!

Raminus Polus

  • Note From Raminus Polus
    This is a note from Raminus Polus to Hieronymus Lex about a valuable artifact being stolen from the Arcane University.




  • Letter to Sheogorath
    A letter from Relmyna, the creator of Gatekeeper, reporting about the situation in the Fringe and most importantly the status of Gatekeeper and its weakness.


Rolard Nordssen

Rufus Hayn

Ruma Camoran

  • Jearl's Orders
    Order from Ruma Camoran to Jearl, a Mythic Dawn spy in Bruma.


Sathyr Longleat

Seif-ij Hidja

  • The Doors of Oblivion
    A book written by Morian Zenas' apprentice about his master's travels in the realms of Oblivion. It contains mentions to events in past The Elder Scrolls games and features Divayth Fyr as a character.

Shaman Chirah


Simocles Quo


Sir Amiel

  • Sir Amiel's Journal
    The journal of Sir Amiel, late leader of the Knights of the Nine. Found in the Knights of the Nine official plugin.

Slythe Seringi

  • Slythe's Journal
    Journal of Slythe Seringi, who in his on belief did a holy pilgrimage to a dangerous daedria-infested caves.

Snak gra-Bura

  • Horse Armor Note
    A horse armor advertisement. Received at the beginning of the Horse Armor Pack official plugin.

Springheel Jak

Stern Gamboge

  • Biography of Barenziah
    The "official" biography of Queen Barenziah. This is the watered down version that was produced for widespread Imperial distribution.

Stronach k'Thojj III

  • Brief History of the Empire
    History of the Septim Empire, from its founding by Tiber Septim to just prior to the death of Uriel VIII. Please note that this version is the latest edition; the error of the Morrowind edition has been fixed by the author.

Tabar Vunqidh


Tavi Dromio

  • Hallgerd's Tale
    As Hallgerd's stated: "This is a story about someone who was more agile and accomplished in his armor than out of it".
  • Vernaccus and Bourlor
    Another book of Hallgerd series, telling about the story of a lesser daedra and a great archer hero.


Tenace Mourl

  • The Rear Guard
    An amusing tale of a man trapped in a castle, and the ordeals that he must go through to eat.

Tetronius Lor

The Gray Fox

The Gray Fox

the Gray Fox

  • Plan for the Big Heist
    An instruction paper for a certain Thieves Guild member to steal one of The Elder Scrolls.

Traelius and Alyssa

Tribunal Temple


Tyston Bane

Ulrich Leland

  • Suspicious Letter
    The letter that brought down Ulrich Leland's career as Cheydinhal' Captain of the Guard.

Ulvius Tero

  • The Warp in the West
    A book that clarifies the outcome of the events that took place at the end of The Elder Scrolls 2: Daggerfall.


  • Invitation from Umbacano
    A letter from a collector of Ayleid antiquities, received at the beginning of the Miscellaneous quest "The Collector".

University of Gwylim Press

Vangaril and Erandur


  • Small Diary
    Some sort of diary. Contains a password. Found in Sundercliff Watch.
  • Steward's Registry
    Drothmeri Steward's Registry, contains information about Drothmeri Army. Found in Sundercliff Watch.

Vexis Velruan, Anias Gael (scribe)

  • The Liturgy of Affliction
    Memoirs of Vexis Velruan, the man who explore the destruction fanatically by sacrificing anything, including his own body. A typical man who had been touched by Sheogorath aspect of Mania.

Vicente Valtieri

Viranus Donton

  • A Bloody Journal
    The journal of Vilena Donton's son, found near his corpse. Note that there is a mistake in the text: over at the Loredas entry, "Viranus" should be "Vitellus".

Vojne Mierstyyd

  • Palla
    The classic, relatable tale of a boy in love with his friend's mother. Great ending.

Vorian Direnni

  • De Rerum Dirennis
    A story about Asliel Direnni, an accomplished Alchemist of the Direnni clan.

Wapna Neustra

  • Arcana Restored
    A guide to restoring arcane items in a mana fountain. Faux-archaic in style.

Waughin Jarth

  • A Dance in Fire
    This series of books retells Decumus Scotti's adventures in Valenwood during the 5 years war between it and Elsweyr.
  • Argonian Account
    Decumus Scotti's adventures in Argonia after his "business trip" to Valenwood (described in A Dance in Fire).
  • Feyfolken
    The classic tale of scribe and his enchanted quill.
  • Purloined Shadows
    A young girl learns a valuable skill from a master thief
  • The Exodus
    This is the story of a young girl named Vralla. When she becomes ill, her parents are told to go to the Mages Guild at Olenveld for help. Vralla gets better in the end, sort of.
  • The Wolf Queen
    The biography of Potema, Wolf Queen of Solitude.

Wenengrus Monhona


  • Akaviri Diary
    The diary of a poor Akaviri courier. Official translation included.

Yaqut Tawashi

Yngvar the Wanderer

  • The Predecessors
    Essay about the ruins of Shivering Isles. Theorizes about a cataclysm that occurs every a thousand years, the Greymarch.

Ynir Gorming

Zurin Arctus et al.

  • The Art of War Magic
    A collection of phrases and thoughts, intended to help the reader become a better tactician and user of War Magic.