[OPEN][Magazine][Short Stories]The Rover Vol. 01 No. 01 - kit

Short Poetry Collections, Short Story Collections, and our Weekly Poetry Project
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Post by Kitty » October 16th, 2020, 1:49 am

The Rover, Vol. 01 No. 01 by Seba Smith (1792 - 1868) and Lawrence Labree (editors).
"The Rover: A weekly magazine of tales, poetry and engravings, original and selected" was a magazine started in 1843 by Seba Smith and Lawrence Labree. The editors aimed at a high quality standard in their selection of short stories and poetry. Every half-year, the 26 weekly issues were also published under a bound compilation. This is the very first issue, containing 7 short stories. ( Sonia)
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Post by Kitty » October 16th, 2020, 2:01 am

By chance, I found this weekly magazine with interesting short stories and poetry, so I decided to launch it 8-) Please note that half a year's issues were bound together into one big compilation, but this would be too big for one project, so we'll have each weekly issue in a separate project.

The page references in the MW should help find the stories quite easily.

Looking forward to hearing them all !

Sonia

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Post by dessad » October 18th, 2020, 7:56 am

Hi, I'd like to claim section 2 (The Widow's Ordeal) ! thanks :)

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Post by Kitty » October 18th, 2020, 11:50 am

dessad wrote:
October 18th, 2020, 7:56 am
Hi, I'd like to claim section 2 (The Widow's Ordeal) ! thanks :)
hello Dessa, and welcome to the project. You have the honour of being the first claimant in a brand-new magazine series project. :thumbs:

Looking forward to hearing your narration. I hope you like the story. Section 2 is reserved for you.

Thank you

Sonia

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Post by adr6090 » Yesterday, 4:48 pm

section 4 please.
April

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Post by Kitty » Today, 1:17 am

adr6090 wrote:
Yesterday, 4:48 pm
section 4 please.
thank you, April, happy to have you read in this collection as well. I hope you like the story. 8-)

Sonia

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Post by adr6090 » Today, 8:21 am

Kitty wrote:
Today, 1:17 am
adr6090 wrote:
Yesterday, 4:48 pm
section 4 please.
thank you, April, happy to have you read in this collection as well. I hope you like the story. 8-)

Sonia
You are welcome Sonia.
April

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Post by adr6090 » Today, 8:23 am

Sonia,
section 05 is the one I meant to claim though I do notice my error. I can happily read 04 though can I please have 05 as well?
Thank you,
April

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Post by Kitty » Today, 9:03 am

adr6090 wrote:
Today, 8:23 am
section 05 is the one I meant to claim though I do notice my error. I can happily read 04 though can I please have 05 as well?
oh ok, no problem. So you want both ? It's as you wish. :)

thank you

Sonia

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Post by adr6090 » Today, 10:42 am

Kitty wrote:
Today, 9:03 am
adr6090 wrote:
Today, 8:23 am
section 05 is the one I meant to claim though I do notice my error. I can happily read 04 though can I please have 05 as well?
oh ok, no problem. So you want both ? It's as you wish. :)

thank you

Sonia
I prefer just 05. Thank you.
April

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Post by Kitty » Today, 10:44 am

adr6090 wrote:
Today, 10:42 am
I prefer just 05. Thank you.
ok, 4 is free again :) thanks for confirming

Sonia

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Post by dessad » 10 minutes ago


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Post by Kitty » 6 minutes ago

dessad wrote:
10 minutes ago
here's section 2!
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/rover0101_2_various_128kb.mp3
duration is 22:49 :)
thank you, that was a fast turn-around :9: I will listen to it in the morning, it's getting late here now and I was about to log off for the night.

But updating MW for now and you'll get feedback tomorrow, promised ! looking forward to the story, I hope it was a good one. I haven't read it yet - I want to be surprised :lol:

Sonia

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