[Fiction/Humor] The Pothunters by P. G. Wodehouse -m8b1

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Post by KevinS » July 7th, 2020, 10:02 am

The Pothunters by P. G. Wodehouse by P. G. Wodehouse (1881 - 1975).

Volunteers outside the USA: P.G. Wodehouse died in 1975. His work is still protected by copyright in places, like Europe, where copyright is author's death plus 70 years, Australia (author's death plus 70 years for authors who died after 1954) or Canada (author's death plus 50 years).
The Pothunters was popular British humorist P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse's first published book. It tells the first of what would become a number of tales set in a fictitious English public school, and already shows the author's masterful, gentle satirical humor, lovingly sending up his privileged countrymen. (Gareth Rowlands)
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    Wodehouse is pronounced, somewhat surprisingly, as Wood-house.
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Post by KevinS » July 7th, 2020, 10:05 am

Chapter 1 has already been recorded by Gareth.
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Post by alanmapstone » July 7th, 2020, 10:46 am

Hi Kevin
This probably isn't PD in Europe 👎
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Post by KevinS » July 7th, 2020, 10:55 am

alanmapstone wrote:
July 7th, 2020, 10:46 am
Hi Kevin
This probably isn't PD in Europe 👎
I never thought of it! I think you're correct!

I'm carrying on a project started by a fellow named Gareth, though. Is that not Welsh? (Then again, people can live nearly everywhere, can't they?)
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Post by m8b1 » July 7th, 2020, 11:35 am

Alright, Kevin. It should be all set. I've added the author's death date/copyright notice to the first post.

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Post by KevinS » July 7th, 2020, 11:37 am

m8b1 wrote:
July 7th, 2020, 11:35 am
Alright, Kevin. It should be all set. I've added the author's death date/copyright notice to the first post.
Great! Thank you!
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Post by RotundKid » July 7th, 2020, 8:18 pm

Hi, I would like to do Section 3, An Unimportant By-Product, and also a quick question should I use any specific accent or does it not matter. Thank you.

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Post by KevinS » July 7th, 2020, 9:12 pm

RotundKid wrote:
July 7th, 2020, 8:18 pm
Hi, I would like to do Section 3, An Unimportant By-Product, and also a quick question should I use any specific accent or does it not matter. Thank you.
Most of us use our regular accent in these project unless the character is written in dialect.

I'll pencil you in for section 3, but ask first that you carry out the one-minute test described in your welcome e-mail. It's not an audition but a test of your computer and recording technical specifications.

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Post by RotundKid » July 8th, 2020, 11:04 am

Ok thank you very much

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Post by mleigh » July 8th, 2020, 11:55 am

I love PG Wodehouse. Do you need a DPL? If so, I will be glad to volunteer.

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Post by KevinS » July 8th, 2020, 1:07 pm

mleigh wrote:
July 8th, 2020, 11:55 am
I love PG Wodehouse. Do you need a DPL? If so, I will be glad to volunteer.

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Post by Owlivia » July 8th, 2020, 5:18 pm

May I claim #7, Barrett Explores, please?

:9: P.G. Wodehouse....

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Post by KevinS » July 8th, 2020, 8:48 pm

Owlivia wrote:
July 8th, 2020, 5:18 pm
May I claim #7, Barrett Explores, please?

:9: P.G. Wodehouse....
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Post by m8b1 » July 9th, 2020, 9:44 am

Moving over to Readers Wanted...........

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Post by KevinS » July 9th, 2020, 4:37 pm

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