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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!


  • A Dance in Fire - Waughin Jarth
    This series of books retells Decumus Scotti's adventures in Valenwood during the 5 years war between it and Elsweyr.
  • A Game at Dinner - Anonymous
    A published letter from an anonymous spy about the game Prince Helseth cleverly played at the dinner between him and his Councilors.
  • Ancient Tales of the Dwemer - Marobar Sul
    The series of fascinating adapted tales.
  • Argonian Account - Waughin Jarth
    Decumus Scotti's adventures in Argonia after his "business trip" to Valenwood (described in A Dance in Fire).
  • Beggar Prince - Anonymous
    The tale of a Valenwood prince who receives unexpected powers from Namira.
  • De Rerum Dirennis - Vorian Direnni
    A story about Asliel Direnni, an accomplished Alchemist of the Direnni clan.
  • Eslaf Erol Series - Reven
    The life of Eslaf Erol, ironical and completely ludicrous.
  • Feyfolken - Waughin Jarth
    The classic tale of scribe and his enchanted quill.
  • Hallgerd's Tale - Tavi Dromio
    As Hallgerd's stated: "This is a story about someone who was more agile and accomplished in his armor than out of it".
  • Ice and Chitin - Pletius Spatec
    How ice and chitin saved an Officer and her Lieutenant from an army.
  • Immortal Blood - Anonymous
    A tale about a vampire hunter who likes to surprise his enemies by striking the first blow. Nothing seems to take him by surprise. Well... Almost.
  • Incident in Necrom - Jonquilla Bothe
    Four adventurers set out to clear a cemetery from vampires. Exults the benefits of illusion magic.
  • Last Scabbard of Akrash - Tabar Vunqidh
    This book has it all -- romance, slavery, and head lopping!
  • Master Zoaraym's Tale - Gi'Nanth
    This a story about Master Zoaraym and his students at the Temple of the Two Moons in Elsweyr.
  • Mystery of Talara - Mera Llykith
    The classic story about political intrigue in the royal family of Camlorn.
  • Night Falls on Sentinel - Boali
    An assassin tells of how he removed the crown prince of Sentinel.
  • Palla - Vojne Mierstyyd
    The classic, relatable tale of a boy in love with his friend's mother. Great ending.
  • Purloined Shadows - Waughin Jarth
    A young girl learns a valuable skill from a master thief
  • Ruins of Kemel-Ze - Rolard Nordssen
    An archeologist's adventure in the fabled ruin.
  • Surfeit of Thieves - Aniis Noru
    A tale about a robbery gone horribly, horribly awry.
  • The Armorers' Challenge - Mymophonus
    A story about armorers, and how to use specific armor to fight in special conditions.
  • The Black Arrow - Gorgic Guine
    A tale which shows that nobles do not always get what they want.
  • The Exodus - Waughin Jarth
    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 Gold Ribbon of Merrit - Ampyrian Brum
    An amusing story of two friends, one a self-centered buffoon and the other a quiet but gifted warrior, reuniting for some idle archery.
  • The Locked Room - Porbert Lyttumly
    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!
  • The Mirror - Berdier Wreans
    A story about an exceptional fighter and his showdown with his greatest enemy.
  • The Real Barenziah - Plitinius Mero (uncredited)
    A classic! The story of Barenziah, her life, and her involvement in the politics of Tamriel. Pretty raunchy in places.
  • The Rear Guard - Tenace Mourl
    An amusing tale of a man trapped in a castle, and the ordeals that he must go through to eat.
  • The Refugees - Geros Albreigh
    A group of people hiding from the Camoran Usurper witness the unusal birth of his son.
  • Thief of Virtue - Anonymous
    A thief's most valiant theft.
  • Vernaccus and Bourlor - Tavi Dromio
    Another book of Hallgerd series, telling about the story of a lesser daedra and a great archer hero.
  • Withershins - Yaqut Tawashi
    A ridiculous book about madness.

Guides & Instruction

Histories & Biographies

Information & Records

Jokes, Songs, Poems & Plays

Religion, Myths, Legends & Metaphysics

  • 16 Accords of Madness - Anonymous
    Stories of Sheogorath's interactions with mortals.
  • A Children's Anuad - Anonymous
    A version of the creation myth, featuring two brother's love for the same woman.
  • Aevar Stone-Singer - Anonymous
    A Skaal legend of a boy who returns the gifts of the All-Maker from the Greedy Man
  • An Elder Scroll - Anonymous
    If you are not a Moth Priest, do not expect to be able to read this.
  • An Overview of Gods and Worship - Brother Hetchfeld
    The standard introductory religious work. Very inquisitive in nature; discusses the very nature of the Gods.
  • Bible of the Deep Ones - Irlav Moslin
    A tome found in Hackdirt, the village that worships the Deep Ones.
  • Divining the Elder Scrolls - Anonymous
    An excerpt from a longer book which contains information about the Elder Scrolls.
  • Knightfall - Kirellian Odreniu, Editor
    The legend of Garridan Stalrous, as told by Jaren Aethelweald. Required in the Miscellaneous quest "Tears Of The Savior".
  • Lives of the Saints - Tribunal Temple
    Some brief description about the Tribunal saints.
  • Mysterium Xarxes - Mehrunes Dagon
    Supposedly a book Dagon wrote "in the deserts of rust and wounds".
  • Mythic Dawn Commentaries - Mankar Camoran
    Messages to the Mythic Dawn from their leader, Mankar Camoran.
  • Myths of Sheogorath - Mymophonus
    Stories of Sheogorath's wacky antics, including the invention of music and the murder of a king.
  • N'Gasta! Kvata! Kvakis! - Anonymous
    The ramblings of the vile Sload Necromancer.
  • Necromancer's Moon - Anonymous
    This is a message to the necromancers of Nirn.
  • Opusculus Lamae Bal ta Mezzamortie - Mabei Aywenil, Scribe
    Vampire lore - their creation, and the origin of the Lamae Bal, the Blood Matron.
  • Shezarr and the Divines - Faustillus Junius
    A treatise about Shezarr and his relationship to the Eight Divines.
  • Sithis - Anonymous
    This tells of the connection between Sithis and Lorkhan.
  • Spirit of the Daedra - Anonymous
    A Dremora sheds light into the nature of the Daedra. Highly interesting, and gives us a glimpse into their motivations, desires, and fears.
  • The Amulet of Kings - Wenengrus Monhona
    Describes the covenant between Akatosh and Alessia.
  • The Lunar Lorkhan - Fal Droon
    An explanation of how Tamriel's moons are the decaying body of Lorkhan.
  • The Prophet Arden-Sul - Anonymous
    Story about the prophet Arden-Sul, in mania and dementia points of view.
  • The Ten Commands Of The Nine Divines - Anonymous
    Instructions from the Imperial Cult about how to live a good life.
  • Wabbajack - Anonymous
    A child accidentally summons Sheogorath instead of Hermaus Mora, and pays the price.


  • Ahzirr Trajijazaeri - Anonymous
    The philosophy of the Renrijra Krin, a group of Khajiiti revolutionaries.
  • Heretical Thoughts - Anonymous
    The doctrine of the Heretics, one of the rebellious factions in Shivering Isles. The faction sees that Sheogorath is not a god at all but a mere mortal who is dabbling in foul magic and consorting with Daedra, thus unfit for ruling.
  • Myth or Menace? - Anonymous
    Does a Thieves Guild really exist in Cyrodiil?
  • The Eastern Provinces Impartially Considered - Anonymous
    A case against Imperial presence in the eastern provinces, Morrowind and Black Marsh.
  • The Pig Children - Tyston Bane
    A highly bias book about Orcs.


Journals, Notes & Correspondence

  • A Poorly Scrawled Note - Anonymous
    The story of a pathetic troll.
  • Agnar's Journal - Agnar the Unwavering
    Journal of Agnar, chieftain of Thirsk after the departure of the Nerevarine.
  • Akaviri Diary - Xhaferi
    The diary of a poor Akaviri courier. Official translation included.
  • Amantius Allectus' Diary - Amantius Allectus
    The theft of this diary is the objective of the Thieves Guild quest "May The Best Thief Win"
  • An Undelivered Letter - Anonymous
    A sad farewell letter from one of Drothmeri recruits. Found in Sundercliff Watch.
  • Ancotar's Journal - Ancotar
    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.
  • Andre's Letter - Fiona
    A letter to Andre from his daughter with a warning and a request to cancel his expedition.
  • Apprentice's Note - Anonymous
    A note to the Drothmeri Forgemaster. Found in the Mehrunes' Razor official plugin.
  • Arbiter's Log - Anonymous
    A note found in Xiditte.
  • Arkved's Notes - Arkved
    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.
  • Bloodstained Note - Greywyn
    A letter from Greywyn, giving away his lair upon realization that his time was almost over. Found in the The Vile Lair official plugin.
  • Brother Piner's Notes - Brother Piner
    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.
  • Brugo's Take Note - Anonymous Black Bow Bandit
    Brugo is the leader of the Black Bow Bandits. This note is about his take of the profits.
  • Cann Letters - Anonymous
  • Cap'n Dugal's Journal - Captain Dugal
    The journal of Captain Dugal, the Pirate Captain defeated by Commodore Fasil Umbranox and trapped beneath what is now Castle Anvil.
  • Cindanwe's Notebook - Cindanwe
    The notebook of Cindanwe, the owner of a spore farm and hated by her subordinates.
  • Conjurer's Notes - Anonymous
    Notes written by a conjurer at Fort Bulwark.
  • Dar-Ma's Diary - Dar-Ma
    Diary of the Argonian Dar-Ma, found during the Miscellaneous quest "Shadow Over Hackdirt".
  • Daravyn the Gray's Long Forgotten Note - Daravyn the Gray
    This is a note from Daravyn to his beloved. This letter holds the key (a riddle) to a treasure hidden within the walls of Rosethorn Hall.
  • Dead Drop Orders - Lucien Lachance and Mathieu Bellamont
    A series of orders that trigger Dark Brotherhood quests. The first two documents are written by Lachance, while the rest are written by Bellamont.
  • Decrepit Note - Arielle Jurard, the Lich
    A note of Arielle Jurard, after she has been imprisoned in the grotto of Battlehorn Castle.
  • Diary of Springheel Jak - Springheel Jak
    The diary of Jakben, Earl of Imbel, formerly known as Springheel Jak.
  • Dire Warren Journals - Traelius and Alyssa
    Two journals that were recovered from Dire Warren root system.
  • Dirty Scroll - Bandit Ringleader of Vilverin
    A dirty scroll found in the Ayleid ruins of Vilverin.
  • Draconis Gift List - Perennia Draconis
    A gift list used by the player to track down the Draconis family in the Dark Brotherhood quest "Next Of Kin".
  • Drothan's Field Journal - Frathen Drothan
    Describes how to open the gate to the chamber that contains Mehrunes' Razor. Found in the Mehrunes' Razor official plugin.
  • Drothan's Journal - Frathen Drothan
    Journal of Frathen Drothan, a rogue Telvanni who wants to topple the Imperial authorities in Morrowind. Found in the Mehrunes' Razor official plugin.
  • Earana's Notes - Earana
    These notes are given to the player during the Mages Guild quest "Chorrol Recommendation".
  • Faded Note - Anonymous
    A note found on the top of one roof in Crucible.
  • Fain Scrolls - Anonymous
  • Frostcrag Spire Memoirs - Anonymous
    Information about Frostcrag Spire from its former owner. This document is found in the Wizard's Tower official plugin.
  • Gelebourne's Journal - Gelebourne
    The journal of an adventuring brotherhood member, found during the Miscellaneous quest "A Brotherhood Betrayed".
  • Glarthir's Notes - Glarthir
  • Greywyn's Journal - Greywyn
    The journal of Greywyn, the former owner of the Vile Lair. Found during the The Vile Lair official plugin.
  • Grommok's Journal - Grommok
    Journal of the orc warrior Grommok, telling his feat recovering the Akaviri Dawnfang/Duskfang.
  • Hastily Scrawled Note - Falcar
    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".
  • Hirrus Clutumnus's Will - Hirrus Clutumnus
    The will of Hirrus Clutumnus, the person who wanted to be freed from his mortal coil.
  • Horse Armor Note - Snak gra-Bura
    A horse armor advertisement. Received at the beginning of the Horse Armor Pack official plugin.
  • Instructions: the Gray Cowl - Anonymous
    A document briefing Moth Priests about the powers of the Gray Cowl and their attempts to find and use it. Found during the Thieves Guild quest "Turn A Blind Eye".
  • Invitation from Umbacano - Umbacano
    A letter from a collector of Ayleid antiquities, received at the beginning of the Miscellaneous quest "The Collector".
  • Jailor's Letter - Commander Adrethi
    Instruction for the Drothmeri Jailor. Found in the Mehrunes' Razor official plugin.
  • Jearl's Orders - Ruma Camoran
    Order from Ruma Camoran to Jearl, a Mythic Dawn spy in Bruma.
  • Journal of Claudius Arcadia - 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.
  • Journal of the Lord Lovidicus - 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".
  • Knahaten Flu Confirmed - Shaman Chirah
    The first cases of Knahaten Flu in a Kothringi village
  • Letter from Branwen - Branwen
    This is a letter from Branwen to her father, Owyn.
  • Letter Home - Anonymous
    A letter from the Drothmeri Forgemaster's apprentice to his lover. Found in the Mehrunes' Razor official plugin.
  • Letter to Sheogorath - Relmyna
    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.
  • Lists of Candidates - Commander of the Imperial Watch and the Gray Fox
    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".
  • Log of Emma May - Anonymous
    A log from the ship called the Emma May. Found during the miscellaneous quest "The Forlorn Watchman".
  • Lord Jaren's Journal - Lord Jaren
    The journal of Lord Jaren, tells the story about the unfortunate fate of the Lainlyn rebel leader, Lord Kain.
  • Lost Boy Cavern Notes - Vangaril and Erandur
  • Love Letter from Relfina - Relfina
    This is a love letter from Relfina to her dearest Roland.
  • Lynch's Instructions - Anonymous
    These instructions for Lynch were to be destroyed after being read. Found during the Miscellaneous quest "An Unexpected Voyage".
  • Ma'zaddha's Crinkled Note - Ma'zaddha
    Ma’zaddha's note about Nelrene’s sword, which is supposed to be used to kill Syl, the Duchess of Dementia.
  • Mirili's List - Mirili Ulven
    The list of alchemical ingredients needed by Mirili Ulven.
  • Mixed Unit Tactics - Codus Callonus
    This is a book about the Khajiiti strategies during the Five Years War
  • Mysterious Note - The Gray Fox
    A mysterious note from the Gray Fox.
  • Note from Bothiel - Bothiel
    A request note from Bothiel, the keeper of Arcane University Orrery.
  • Note from First Mate Filch - Finch
    A note from First Mate Filch to the "Capn."
  • Note From Raminus Polus - Raminus Polus
    This is a note from Raminus Polus to Hieronymus Lex about a valuable artifact being stolen from the Arcane University.
  • Note from The Gray Fox - The Gray Fox
    This is a note from the Gray Fox to the Arcane University.
  • Note to Gwinas - Mythic Dawn Sponsor
    An invitation to join Mythic Dawn cult.
  • Notes: Captain Montrose - Captain Gepard Montrose
    A note by Imperial Guard Captain Montrose after examining a slain Mythic Dawn cult member.
  • Orders From Lucien Lachance - Lucien Lachance
    A letter from Dark Brotherhood high-up Lucien Lachance to a certain Dark Brotherhood member to join him in the Fort Farragut.
  • Pale Pass Crumpled Note - Anonymous
    A document found in the Pale Pass which is involved in an undocumented quest.
  • Plan for the Big Heist - the Gray Fox
    An instruction paper for a certain Thieves Guild member to steal one of The Elder Scrolls.
  • Ramblings of Audens Avidius - Audens Avidius
    A note by Audens Avidius after he was arrested.
  • S'krivva's Note - S'krivva
    A note from S'krivva to J'baana about a theft.
  • Scrap from Lorgren's Diary - Lorgren Benirus
    A scrap of Lorgren Benirus' journal, the ancient Necromancer of Anvil.
  • Sealed Note - Lucien Lachance
    A note by Lucien Lachance for a certain member of the Dark Brotherhood to meet him in the Castle Farragut.
  • Sir Amiel's Journal - Sir Amiel
    The journal of Sir Amiel, late leader of the Knights of the Nine. Found in the Knights of the Nine official plugin.
  • Slythe's Journal - Slythe Seringi
    Journal of Slythe Seringi, who in his on belief did a holy pilgrimage to a dangerous daedria-infested caves.
  • Small Diary - Vaske
    Some sort of diary. Contains a password. Found in Sundercliff Watch.
  • Steward's Note - Frathen Drothan
    An instruction to the Drothmeri Steward by Frathen Drothan. Found in Sundercliff Watch.
  • Suicide Note - Anonymous
    The suicide note by the personal guard of Adamus Phillida, who failed to protect Phillida.
  • Suspicious Letter - Ulrich Leland
    The letter that brought down Ulrich Leland's career as Cheydinhal' Captain of the Guard.
  • Telaendril's Ocheeva Note - Telaendril
    A note from Telaendril to Ocheeva regarding her schedule.
  • The Black Arts on Trial - Hanibal Traven
    The summary of a debate about necromancy.
  • The Liturgy of Affliction - Vexis Velruan, Anias Gael (scribe)
    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.
  • The Path of Transcendence - Celedaen
    A journal of Celedaen, a member of Mages Guild who practiced Necromancer and in the process to gain lichdom.
  • Traitor's Diary - Anonymous
    Contains interesting background information about the Dark Brotherhood traitor.
  • Transfer Orders - Anonymous
    This is what happens to overzealous members of the Imperial Watch.
  • Undelivered Letter (Jalbert) - Anonymous
    A lovely letter from Jalbert the Necromancer. Whose new haven is Vilverin. Just in case the letter would have made you curious.
  • Undelivered Letter (Orrery) - Anonymous
    A bandit note concerning the dwemeri artifacts that they stole. These artifacts are needed to repair the Arcane University Orrery.
  • Vicente's Note to Ocheeva - Vicente Valtieri
    Vicente really doesn't like garlic.
  • Worn, Faded Note - Ghola gro-Muzgol
    A note found on the corpse of the Vampire Ghola gro-Muzgol.