[GRP/SHORT STORIES] Strength of the Strong by Jack London - tg

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Post by TriciaG » July 9th, 2020, 5:25 pm

The Strength of the Strong by Jack London (1876 - 1916).

Seven short stories by Jack London. These were written about the middle of London's career, after his Klondike period and before his South Pacific period, when there was quite a bit of variety in his work, so these stories take place in diverse settings. ( TriciaG, to be modified before cataloging)
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Post by OooThatsNifty » July 10th, 2020, 12:38 pm

Hello!

If it's not too early to make a claim, I'd love to grab both parts of The Enemy of All the World (Sections 7 & 8).

Let me know :)
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Post by TriciaG » July 10th, 2020, 12:50 pm

Not too early. We're open for claims. :)

7 & 8 are yours!
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Post by OooThatsNifty » July 10th, 2020, 4:46 pm

TriciaG wrote:
July 10th, 2020, 12:50 pm
Not too early. We're open for claims. :)

7 & 8 are yours!
Wonderful - thanks! I'm looking forward to this one.

Quick question as this will be my first time recording two parts of the same story - am I safe to assume that you'd still like it to be split at the points indicated in the MW? And with the standard intro / outro on both parts? Just wanted to clarify before getting started :)
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Post by TriciaG » July 10th, 2020, 5:04 pm

Yes, and yes. :)
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Post by TriciaG » July 11th, 2020, 8:46 am

Moved to Readers Wanted...
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Post by htarsandinaing » July 14th, 2020, 10:12 pm

I would like to claim Section 1 and 2. However, I have posted my one minute test which is still on the waiting list to get a reply. Once I got it, I would be willing to read aloud. Thank you.
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Post by TriciaG » July 15th, 2020, 5:26 am

Okay, thanks! I can pencil you in for now. :)

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Post by ZeppyJ45 » July 15th, 2020, 6:56 am

Hi! Could I possibly claim sections 3 and 4, i.e. both parts of 'The South of the Slot'?

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Post by TriciaG » July 15th, 2020, 7:02 am

You got 'em. Thanks! :)
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Post by gerberock » July 15th, 2020, 12:16 pm

Hi,

May I claim Chapters 9 and 10 (Parts 1 and 2 of the Dream of Debs) ?

Jason

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Post by TriciaG » July 15th, 2020, 12:21 pm

Sections 9 and 10 are yours. Thanks!
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Post by ZeppyJ45 » July 17th, 2020, 5:34 pm

TriciaG wrote:
July 15th, 2020, 7:02 am
You got 'em. Thanks! :)
Great, thank you!

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Post by OooThatsNifty » July 21st, 2020, 10:41 am

Hello!

Here's my take on The Enemy of All the World. Quite a guy, that Emil Gluck...


Part 1 (Section 7):

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/strengthofthestrong_07_london_128kb.mp3
Length: 20:45


Part 2 (Section 8):

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/strengthofthestrong_08_london_128kb.mp3
Length: 22:07


Thanks! Let me know if anything needs an edit :)
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Post by TriciaG » July 21st, 2020, 10:46 am

Thanks! PL to come this evening. :)
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