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Post Posted:: June 13th, 2017, 9:58 am 

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In Search of the Unknown by Robert W. Chambers (1865 - 1933).



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Robert Chambers was a contemporary of Lovecraft, and this book consists of "weird supernatural tales" in a somewhat similar manner, except that the emphasis is on humor rather than horror. The narrator works for the newly opened Bronx Zoo in New York. He describes his adventures trying to obtain various rare specimens for the zoo's collection, animals that range from the merely extinct to the considerably more unusual. Along the way, he invariably finds a beautiful woman to fall in love with. (Summary by Peter Eastman)



  • Text source (only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/18668
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard



    IMPORTANT - soloist, please note: in order to limit the amount of languishing projects (and hence the amount of files on our hard-pressed server), we ask that you post an update at least once a month in your project thread, even if you haven't managed to record anything. If we don't hear from you for three months, your project may be opened up to a group project if a Book Coordinator is found. Files you have completed will be used in this project. If you haven't recorded anything yet, your project will be removed from the forum (contact any admin to see if it can be re-instated).
    Please don't download or listen to files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!



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  • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Robert W. Chambers) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_w_chambers

  • Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
  • Number of sections (files) this project will have: 25
  • Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
  • Original publication date (if known): 1904
  • If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog? Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
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Genres for the project: Fantastic Fiction/Horror & Supernatural Fiction; Fantastic Fiction/Science Fiction; Romance; General Fiction/Published 1900 onward; Nature & Animal Fiction; Humorous Fiction

Keywords that describe the book: humor, nature, romance, horror

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[*]The reader will record the following at the beginning and end of each file:
No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
START of recording (Intro):
  • "Chapter [number] of In Search of the Unknown. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
  • If you wish, say:
    "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
  • Say:
    "In Search of the Unknown, by Robert W. Chambers. [Chapter]"


For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
  • "Chapter [number] of In Search of the Unknown by Robert W. Chambers. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
  • If you wish, say:
    "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
  • Only if applicable, say:
    "[Chapter title]"

END of recording:
  • At the end of the section, say:
    "End of [Chapter]"
  • If you wish, say:
    "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
  • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
    "End of In Search of the Unknown, by Robert W. Chambers. "

There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.

[*]Example filename insearchoftheunknown_##_chambers_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. insearchoftheunknown_01_chambers_128kb.mp3)

[*]Example ID3 V2 tags
Artist: Robert W. Chambers
Title: ## - [Section title]
Album: In Search of the Unknown


[b]Transfer of files (completed recordings)

Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
  • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader:https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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    (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
  • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: lt - Lynnet
  • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
  • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.


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Post Posted:: June 13th, 2017, 11:43 am 
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I will set this up for you.

Edit: All set. Do you have a DPL?

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Post Posted:: June 13th, 2017, 12:43 pm 
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If not, I'd enjoy being dpl.
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Post Posted:: June 13th, 2017, 12:57 pm 

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Great, thank you both!

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Post Posted:: June 13th, 2017, 1:30 pm 
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Dave added as DPL.
Moving to Going Solo.

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Post Posted:: June 15th, 2017, 8:22 pm 

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Chapter 1 (15:22):

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/insearchoftheunknown_01_chambers.mp3

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Post Posted:: June 16th, 2017, 7:38 pm 
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1 PL OK.


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Post Posted:: June 23rd, 2017, 8:15 pm 

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Chapter 2 (9:59):

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/insearchoftheunknown_02_chambers.mp3

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Post Posted:: June 24th, 2017, 6:29 am 
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2 PL OK.


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Post Posted:: June 25th, 2017, 4:43 pm 

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Chapter 3, another short one (9:31):

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/insearchoftheunknown_03_chambers.mp3

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Post Posted:: June 25th, 2017, 6:23 pm 
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3 PL OK.


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Post Posted:: July 4th, 2017, 5:27 pm 

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Chapter 4 (17:50):

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/insearchoftheunknown_04_chambers.mp3

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Post Posted:: July 4th, 2017, 7:22 pm 
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4 PL OK.


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Post Posted:: July 12th, 2017, 7:44 pm 

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Chapter 5 (13:25):

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/insearchoftheunknown_05_chambers.mp3

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Post Posted:: July 13th, 2017, 6:16 am 
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5 PL OK.


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