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by Steven Seitel
November 7th, 2019, 12:43 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo
Replies: 71
Views: 2038

Re: [TRAVEL] The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo

Not to worry; all under control. :D

Sonia has offered to read the passage and provide a short recording of it. I'll embed her recording directly into chapter 3. Thanks very much to Sonia!

Steve
by Steven Seitel
November 7th, 2019, 12:39 pm
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: Help with French, please--The French pronunciation thread
Replies: 189
Views: 34529

Re: Help with French, please--The French pronunciation thread

Hi, Sonia...

Yes, of course I can wait. I would insert your recording in your voice (and credit you for it, of course)

Thanks very much for the help!

Steve
by Steven Seitel
November 7th, 2019, 12:16 pm
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: Help with French, please--The French pronunciation thread
Replies: 189
Views: 34529

Re: Help with French, please--The French pronunciation thread

I would very much appreciate it if someone could record this short French passage for me: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gg2F3FZL2RQYC3gH-j_zWyNJQLRDbsf-/view?usp=sharing It's from Chapter 3 of The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes. I don't speak French, unfortunately, and really need ...
by Steven Seitel
November 7th, 2019, 12:05 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo
Replies: 71
Views: 2038

Re: [TRAVEL] The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo

Chapter 3, The Escape from Jedabia https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/secretofthesahara_03_forbes_128kb.mp3 Duration 52:32 There is a short passage in French at 43:36-46:50. I took a stab at it, but the result is pretty laughable. I'll try to find a French speaker to help us with it. Her...
by Steven Seitel
November 4th, 2019, 9:22 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo
Replies: 71
Views: 2038

Re: [TRAVEL] The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo

Okay, "peculiar" is all fixed. For guidance, I would say that any substitution that materially changes the author's intent should definitely be fixed. Please do flag those, Lynette. Truly minor substitutions that do not affect the meaning of the sentence or intent, we can probably let slide. Call th...
by Steven Seitel
November 3rd, 2019, 8:49 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo
Replies: 71
Views: 2038

Re: ~SOLO [TRAVEL] The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo

Hi, Lynette...

I'd love to work with you if you want to be the DPL, thanks. Welcome to the team!

Steve
by Steven Seitel
November 2nd, 2019, 10:43 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo
Replies: 71
Views: 2038

Re: ~SOLO [TRAVEL] The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo

Sounds good. I did PM Kiki to ask if she might be interested, but she hasn’t picked up her messages yet.

Steve
by Steven Seitel
November 1st, 2019, 11:14 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo
Replies: 71
Views: 2038

Re: ~SOLO [TRAVEL] The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo

Here's a start. Section 00, Preface https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/secretofthesahara_00_forbes_128kb.mp3 Duration 10:25 Section 01 We Enter on the Great Adventure https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/secretofthesahara_01_forbes_128kb.mp3 Duration 42:46 "At times we must hav...
by Steven Seitel
November 1st, 2019, 10:42 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo
Replies: 71
Views: 2038

Re: ~SOLO [TRAVEL] The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo

Hi, Jo. Thanks for picking up. I'll change the reference as you suggest. Perhaps we can add in the Introduction later.

Steve
by Steven Seitel
November 1st, 2019, 7:32 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo
Replies: 71
Views: 2038

Re: SOLO The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes

Well...here goes. I hope I've got this launched properly. Should be a fun read.

There are 15 chapters PLUS a separately read preface (section 00?)

Steve
by Steven Seitel
November 1st, 2019, 7:31 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo
Replies: 71
Views: 2038

COMPLETE: The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes -jo

The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara by Rosita Forbes (1890 - 1967) . This project is now complete. All audio files can be found on our catalog page here: https://librivox.org/the-secret-of-the-sahara-kufara-by-rosita-forbes/ In an age when women were expected to remain at home, entertain, and rear chi...
by Steven Seitel
October 28th, 2019, 7:33 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE. SOLO Europe in the Middle Ages by I.L.Plunket - kiki
Replies: 57
Views: 2849

Re: COMPLETE. SOLO Europe in the Middle Ages by I.L.Plunket - kiki

More history, huh? Well, I had contemplated tackling a brief survey of world history, but I see you already have H.G. Wells' book well along toward completion. Good for you! :thumbs:

Steve
by Steven Seitel
October 25th, 2019, 6:49 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE. SOLO Europe in the Middle Ages by I.L.Plunket - kiki
Replies: 57
Views: 2849

Re: COMPLETE. SOLO Europe in the Middle Ages by I.L.Plunket - kiki

Next??? Crack that old whip, why don't you? :lol:

I'm not sure what's next. Maybe another history?

Steve
by Steven Seitel
October 24th, 2019, 3:41 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE. SOLO Europe in the Middle Ages by I.L.Plunket - kiki
Replies: 57
Views: 2849

Re: COMPLETE. SOLO Europe in the Middle Ages by I.L.Plunket - kiki

Yay! Nice job, Kristine. :clap: :clap: :clap:

And very quick, too. There’s no foot-dragging with you. It's been great fun.

Steve