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Post by msfry » September 7th, 2019, 4:07 pm

The History of Burke and Hare, And of the Resurrectionist Times by George MacGregor ( - 0).
Draft of summary . . . . .From the preface: ".....of all the criminal events that have occurred in Scotland, few have excited so deep, widespread, and lasting an interest as those which took place during what have been called the Resurrectionist Times, and notably, the dreadful series of murders perpetrated in the name of anatomical science by Burke and Hare.
In the preparation of this work the Author has had a double purpose before him. He has sought not only to record faithfully the lives and crimes of Burke and Hare, and their two female associates, but also to present a general view of the Resurrectionist movement from its earliest inception until the passing of the Anatomy Act in 1832, when the violation of the sepulchres of the dead for scientific purposes was rendered unnecessary, and absolutely inexcusable. ( the author)
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Post by KevinS » September 7th, 2019, 4:20 pm

Just in time for Halloween perhaps!
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Post by msfry » September 7th, 2019, 7:47 pm

KevinS wrote:
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Just in time for Halloween perhaps!
Yep, that's the general idea. :D
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Post by TriciaG » September 8th, 2019, 3:21 pm

I'm full up on MC projects, so I won't be taking this.

However, you've got non-fiction and crime/mystery fiction as genres. They're mutually exclusive. :) Did you mean, perhaps, non-fiction / True Crime?
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Post by msfry » September 8th, 2019, 5:22 pm

TriciaG wrote:
September 8th, 2019, 3:21 pm
I'm full up on MC projects, so I won't be taking this.

However, you've got non-fiction and crime/mystery fiction as genres. They're mutually exclusive. :) Did you mean, perhaps, non-fiction / True Crime?
I didn't see that option in the template generator, but I like it better. So I changed it. Thanks.
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Post by kathrinee » September 8th, 2019, 8:06 pm

I can set this up for you -- back in a little bit with a MW
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Post by kathrinee » September 8th, 2019, 8:16 pm

There we go! :D
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Post by thestorygirl » September 8th, 2019, 8:21 pm

Hello,
I am interested in reading Ch. 8. Do you mean that you want this project finished before Oct. 31?

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Post by msfry » September 8th, 2019, 9:07 pm

thestorygirl wrote:
September 8th, 2019, 8:21 pm
Hello,
I am interested in reading Ch. 8. Do you mean that you want this project finished before Oct. 31?
Okay, I'm putting you in for 8. Don't know about finishing by Halloween but readers can certainly work up a spooky mood! :twisted:
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Post by thestorygirl » September 9th, 2019, 9:11 am

This will be so much fun! :P

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Post by ColleenMc » September 9th, 2019, 10:06 am

Oh cool! I had bookmarked this book in my (voluminous) list of possible future projects, so glad someone is doing it!

I want in -- can I do chapters 2 and 3 to start?

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Post by msfry » September 9th, 2019, 10:21 am

Colleen, welcome! Chapters 2 and 3 are yours!
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Post by msfry » September 9th, 2019, 10:26 am

Oh, and Kathrinee! In my zeal to fill out the MW, I forgot to thank you for taking this on. FYI, I can remove the subtitles before the project goes to catalogue, if you think I should, but I put them in for now to show readers what's in the chapters. THANK YOU!
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Post by kathrinee » September 9th, 2019, 8:47 pm

My pleasure entirely! Looks like an interesting book :thumbs: We can think about the subtitles when it gets closer to cataloging and make a decision then

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Post by williamjones » September 12th, 2019, 6:27 am

May I please be assigned sections 5 and 45 ?
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