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Post Posted:: February 15th, 2017, 2:28 am 
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Edmond Dantès, the Sequel to the Count of Monte Cristo
by Edmund Flagg (1815 - 1890)
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This project is now complete! All audio files can now be found on the catalog page for this project, https://librivox.org/edmond-dantes-by-edmund-flagg/

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"Edmond Dantès" the Sequel to Alexander Dumas' masterpiece, "The Count of Monte-Cristo," is a novel that will delight, entertain and instruct all who read it. It has wonderful fascination, absorbing interest and rare merit, combined with remarkable power, amazing ingenuity and thorough originality. In it the narrative is taken up immediately at the close of "The Count of Monte-Cristo," and continued in a style of exceeding cleverness. There is a terrible volcanic tempest on the Mediterranean, in which Monte-Cristo and Haydée are wrecked, a vivid picture of the French Revolution of 1848 is given and the love affair of Zuleika and Giovanni Massetti is recounted in a manner unsurpassed for novelty and excitement. The central figure is Edmond Dantès, and about him are grouped Mercédès, Eugénie Danglars, Louise d'Armilly, Valentine de Villefort, Espérance (the son of Monte-Cristo), Benedetto, Albert de Morcerf, Maximilian Morrel, Ali and the other old friends of "Monte-Cristo" readers, as well as numerous political leaders famous in French history, namely, Lamartine, Ledru Rollin, Louis Blanc, Armand Marrast, Flocon, Albert and others. Thiers, Guizot, Odillon Barrot, General Lamoricière, General Bugeaud and other noted historical characters are introduced, as well as Lucien Debray, Château-Renaud, Beauchamp, etc.


    1. How to claim a part, and "how it all works" here To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are "up for grabs." Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you would like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
    2. New to recording? Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!
    3. Is there a deadline? We ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1-2 months of placing your claim. Please note that to be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, if you haven't submitted your recording(s) after two months, your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. If you cannot do your section, for whatever reason, just let me know and it'll go back to the pool. There's no shame in this; we're all volunteers and things happen.Please do not sign up for more sections than you can complete within the two month deadline.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/23183
    5. Please claim sections (the numbers in the first column below)! If this is your first recording, please let me know under which name or pseudonym you'd like to appear in the LibriVox catalogue. We can also link to a personal website/blog.

      Prospective Prooflisteners: Please read the Listeners Wanted FAQ before listening! Level of prooflistening requested: standard

      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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    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

      Set your recording software to:
      Channels: 1 (Mono)
      Bit Rate: 128 kbps
      Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz
    7. DURING recording:
      No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
      Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
      START of recording (Intro)
      • "Section [number, as in the magic window] of Edmond Dantès. 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:
        "Edmond Dantès, by Edmund Flagg. [Chapter title (if applicable: part x)]"

      END of recording
      • At the end of the section, say:
        "End of Section [number, as in the magic window]"
      • 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 Edmond Dantès, by Edmund Flagg. "

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

      Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
    8. AFTER recording
      Need noise-cleaning?
      Listen to your file through headphones. If you can hear some constant background noise (hiss/buzz), you may want to clean it up a bit. The new (free) version 1.3.3. of Audacity has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
      Save files as
      128 kbps MP3
      edmonddantes_##_flagg_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. edmonddantes_01_flagg_128kb.mp3)
    9. [b]Example ID3 V2 tags (just leave those blank!)

      Please ignore tags for Genre and Track Number - these will be filled in automatically at the cataloguing stage.
      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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      • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: Carolin
      • 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.

      Any questions?
      Please post below

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Post Posted:: February 15th, 2017, 2:41 am 
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chapter 10, the communists

part 1 ends with
"So be it, with all our hearts!" was the general shout.

part 2 starts at
"Apropos of State prosecutions against 'Le National,'" said Louis Blanc, "that was a most exciting time when Rouen was brought by Thiers before the Court of Peers, for a libel on that most august and erudite body."

chapter 16, a notable fete

part 1 ends with
The lady smiled also, and offered an appropriate jest in reply to the gallantry of the distinguished author, as he moved on to join his friends.

part 2 starts at
"The Ministry provokes its fate!" he said, in a low tone, as he approached. "'Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad.'

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Post Posted:: February 15th, 2017, 2:51 am 
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this book is ready to go :D

all readers and a dpl are most welcome!

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Post Posted:: February 16th, 2017, 2:37 am 
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this is moving out to readers wanted!

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Post Posted:: March 3rd, 2017, 6:15 am 

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May I have 1-3?


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Post Posted:: March 3rd, 2017, 6:32 am 
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absolutely, thanks for claiming!

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Post Posted:: March 3rd, 2017, 1:55 pm 

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Caroline, I loved The Count of Monte Cristo.
Will be happy to DPL this book if needed.
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Post Posted:: March 4th, 2017, 10:08 am 
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Thank you so much, cheryl, welcome to this project! :thumbs:

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Post Posted:: March 4th, 2017, 11:50 am 

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I'd like to claim chapters 4,5, and 6.

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Post Posted:: March 4th, 2017, 3:56 pm 

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Hello,
May I take sections 7, 8, and 9.

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Post Posted:: March 5th, 2017, 1:16 am 
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Thank you both :thumbs:

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Post Posted:: March 5th, 2017, 12:48 pm 

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https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/edmonddantes_01_flagg_128kb.mp3 25.77 KB 27:29
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Post Posted:: March 5th, 2017, 6:12 pm 

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Section 4
Duration 18:24

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Post Posted:: March 6th, 2017, 2:06 am 
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thank you both!

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Post Posted:: March 6th, 2017, 12:39 pm 

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Section 1 PL OK!
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