[literature] Guy Mannering or, The Astrologer by Walter Scott -ck

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Post by Carolin » July 15th, 2018, 4:07 am

Guy Mannering, or, The Astrologer by Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832).
Guy Mannering is a young astrologer, just down from Oxford. While travelling in Scotland, he loses his way and unexpectedly comes to stay at Ellangowan, just as the son of Godfrey Bertram is born. Guy Mannering consults the stars to tell the fortune of the new-born, but as the boy is destined to face much danger in his life, Mannering decides not to alarm the new parents just yet. He seals his predictions in a letter and instructs Betram to open it when the boy is five years old. But even a learned astrologer could not have foreseen how the fates of Guy Mannering and the Bertram family are intertwined.. ( Carolin)
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Post by Foon » July 15th, 2018, 4:35 am

My first thought when reading the title was "Wait what, a book on manners for men?!" :lol:
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Post by Carolin » July 15th, 2018, 4:41 am

haha no, it is the great classic!

had some trouble but now this project is ready to go!

all readers and a dpl are most welcome!
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Post by Carolin » July 16th, 2018, 8:39 am

Moving us out to readers wanted :thumbs:
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Post by Nedge » September 8th, 2018, 10:19 am

This seems like a fascinating project, but a little daunting. Isn't there someone who has recorded a great many novels by Walter Scott?
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Post by Carolin » September 10th, 2018, 1:04 am

Hi nedge, at the moment, walter scott is sadly underrepresented at librivox at the moment. It is true that recording one of his novels would be a bit of a daunting task, but in a group project you can help by just reading a chapter at a time.
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Post by afutterer » September 20th, 2018, 12:34 pm

ooh-ooh-ooh Can I PL this for you? :D
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Post by deongines » September 20th, 2018, 4:44 pm

Can I claim sections 4, 5 and 6? Thanks, Deon
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Post by jospe » September 23rd, 2018, 11:34 pm

Hello!
May I claim sections 7,8 and 9. Cheers :D

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Post by Carolin » September 24th, 2018, 8:05 am

Thank you all :D :9:

Welcome to this project, anthony!
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Post by afutterer » September 24th, 2018, 8:23 am

Thank you!
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Post by deongines » September 30th, 2018, 8:07 am

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Post by Carolin » September 30th, 2018, 1:01 pm

Thank you :thumbs:
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Post by afutterer » October 3rd, 2018, 7:03 am

PL NOTES:

SECTIONS 4 & 5

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Post by Carolin » October 3rd, 2018, 9:21 am

Thank you anthony!
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