[Short Stories] Earth's Enigmas-CGD Roberts-ag

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Post by alg1001 » September 23rd, 2018, 8:39 am

Earth's Enigmas by Sir Charles G. D. Roberts (1860 - 1943).

Most of the stories in this collection attempt to present one or another of those problems of life or nature to which, as it appears to many of us, there is no adequate solution within sight. Others are the almost literal transcript of dreams which seemed to me to have a coherency, completeness, and symbolic significance sufficiently marked to justify me in setting them down. The rest are scenes from that simple life of Canadian backwoods and tide-country with which my earlier years made me familiar. ( CHARLES G D ROBERTS)
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In the mind, or consciousness of the Earth this flower first lay latent as a dream. Perhaps, in her consciousness, it nested as that which in us corresponds to a little thought.--A.Blackwood

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Post by silverquill » September 23rd, 2018, 10:09 am

What an unusual set of stories.

May I read 1,3,6,14 ?

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Post by alg1001 » September 23rd, 2018, 12:29 pm

Yes, I find them intriguing. I haven't read them all so I am curious to hear the rest, especially the ones that are dreams.
The MW is updated for your claims, Larry
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Amy :D
In the mind, or consciousness of the Earth this flower first lay latent as a dream. Perhaps, in her consciousness, it nested as that which in us corresponds to a little thought.--A.Blackwood

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Post by NemoR » September 23rd, 2018, 5:41 pm

Hey Amy!

Cool book. May I claim a couple creepy stories in sections 11 and 12 please.

Thnx!
Nemo

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Life is very simple, but everyone seeks difficulty.”

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Post by alg1001 » September 23rd, 2018, 8:22 pm

Sure thing, Nemo.
Thanks!
Amy :D
In the mind, or consciousness of the Earth this flower first lay latent as a dream. Perhaps, in her consciousness, it nested as that which in us corresponds to a little thought.--A.Blackwood

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Post by libraryanne » September 24th, 2018, 7:15 am

Hi there,
If the DPL slot is still open, I'd like to apply!

Cheers,
Betty

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Post by alg1001 » September 24th, 2018, 7:25 am

Welcome aboard, Betty!
Thank you,
Amy :D
In the mind, or consciousness of the Earth this flower first lay latent as a dream. Perhaps, in her consciousness, it nested as that which in us corresponds to a little thought.--A.Blackwood

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Post by SlickWiggler » September 26th, 2018, 9:21 am

I'll do section 10!
Please give me feedback! I'm always trying to improve!

Matt Bounds

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Post by alg1001 » September 26th, 2018, 10:38 am

Ten is yours
Thanks, Matt!
In the mind, or consciousness of the Earth this flower first lay latent as a dream. Perhaps, in her consciousness, it nested as that which in us corresponds to a little thought.--A.Blackwood

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Post by mcmagbasa » September 29th, 2018, 7:19 pm

Hi!

This collection looks very interesting. May I read Section 13 - Captain Joe & Jamie?

Thank you.
Mitzi

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Post by NemoR » September 29th, 2018, 7:46 pm

Hi Amy,

Section 12 for PL. Length is 12:10

https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/earth_12_roberts_128kb.mp3
Nemo

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Life is very simple, but everyone seeks difficulty.”

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Post by alg1001 » September 29th, 2018, 8:00 pm

mcmagbasa wrote:
September 29th, 2018, 7:19 pm
Hi!

This collection looks very interesting. May I read Section 13 - Captain Joe & Jamie?

Thank you.
13 is yours.
Thanks!
In the mind, or consciousness of the Earth this flower first lay latent as a dream. Perhaps, in her consciousness, it nested as that which in us corresponds to a little thought.--A.Blackwood

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Post by alg1001 » September 29th, 2018, 8:00 pm

NemoR wrote:
September 29th, 2018, 7:46 pm
Hi Amy,

Section 12 for PL. Length is 12:10

https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/earth_12_roberts_128kb.mp3
Great!
Thank you, Nemo!
-Amy :)
In the mind, or consciousness of the Earth this flower first lay latent as a dream. Perhaps, in her consciousness, it nested as that which in us corresponds to a little thought.--A.Blackwood

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Post by NemoR » September 30th, 2018, 8:59 am

Since I was on a roll, here is section 11 as well for PL. Length is 19:35

https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/earth_11_roberts_128kb.mp3

Have a great Sunday everyone!
Nemo

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Life is very simple, but everyone seeks difficulty.”

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Post by libraryanne » September 30th, 2018, 9:45 am

NemoR wrote:
September 29th, 2018, 7:46 pm
Hi Amy,

Section 12 for PL. Length is 12:10

https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/earth_12_roberts_128kb.mp3
Hi,
I've Pl'ed this story and it's very PL OK. Very nicely read. :thumbs:

Betty

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