[COMPLETE]Noughts and Crosses: Stories by Q -alg

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alg1001
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Post by alg1001 » May 31st, 2016, 4:40 pm

Noughts and Crosses: Stories, Studies and Sketches by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1863 - 1944).

This is a collection of short, well-written, engaging stories written by "Q", the pen name of the prolific and eccentric Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch. ( Amy Gramour)


This project is now complete. All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/noughts-and-crosses-stories-studies-and-sketches-by-sir-arthur-thomas-quiller-couch/
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      Genres for the project: Short Stories/Single Author Collections; General Fiction/Published 1800 -1900; Literary Fiction

      Keywords that describe the book: Mystery, supernatural, bees, folklore

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andrewVI
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Post by andrewVI » June 3rd, 2016, 8:56 pm

This is ready for claiming, yes?

If so, could I please do Section 1 "The Omnibus"?

Thanks!

alg1001
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Post by alg1001 » June 3rd, 2016, 9:07 pm

The first story is yours, Andrew.
Thanks for starting it off!
-Amy :)

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Post by Penumbra » June 9th, 2016, 11:41 am

Hi:
I'd like to read #12 Old Aeson if I may.

Thanks,
Tom

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Post by alg1001 » June 9th, 2016, 4:28 pm

Hi,
#12 is yours, Tom.
Thank you!
-Amy :)

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Post by Veggrower » June 10th, 2016, 1:42 am

Hi Amy,

I'd like to take section 23, Beside the Bee Hives, if I may?

Thanks,

Garth

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Post by alg1001 » June 10th, 2016, 6:26 pm

That would be great, Garth.
Thanks!
-Amy :)

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Post by AsherLevy » June 10th, 2016, 8:19 pm

Hi! May I please claim part 2, "Fortunio"?

Thanks,
AsherLevy

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Post by alg1001 » June 11th, 2016, 5:47 am

2 is yours. I reccommend you submit a test in the Listeners Wanted forum to check yours specs, if you haven't already. How would you like your name to appear in the catalog.
Thank you, AsherLevy!
-Amy :)

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Post by Steve » June 11th, 2016, 6:18 am

Could I claim Section 16 - The Small People, please?

Steve

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Post by AsherLevy » June 11th, 2016, 6:36 am

Thanks, Amy! I got my 1-minutetest approved by Carolin on Tuesday, so I'm excited to get this started!

Please list me as Asher Littlefield in the catalog. Thanks! (Once again, I have to geek out: I'm just so excited to be a part of this!) :D

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Post by alg1001 » June 11th, 2016, 9:11 am

AsherLevy wrote:Thanks, Amy! I got my 1-minutetest approved by Carolin on Tuesday, so I'm excited to get this started!

Please list me as Asher Littlefield in the catalog. Thanks! (Once again, I have to geek out: I'm just so excited to be a part of this!) :D
That's great, Asher! Librivox is awesome; I am glad you feel that way. It can be a lot of fun. I will update your name for the catalog. :D

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Post by alg1001 » June 11th, 2016, 9:11 am

Steve wrote:Could I claim Section 16 - The Small People, please?

Steve
Hi Steve,
Section 16 is yours.
Thanks!
Amy :)

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Post by andrewVI » June 12th, 2016, 8:36 am

https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/noughtscrosses_01_quillercouch_128kb.mp3

Here's my recording for Section 1 "The Omnibus"

recording time: 7:58

Let me know if anything needs fixed, thanks!

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Post by alg1001 » June 12th, 2016, 12:47 pm

Hi Andrew,
I will PL soon.
Thanks!
-Amy :)

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