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Post by Lynnet » August 21st, 2020, 3:35 pm

The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy (1867 - 1933).

Galsworthy's classic The Dark Flower is a study of love. Spring is the beginning, when all is new and full of hope. However, the woman Lennan has fallen for is out of reach, a forbidden love. Can he overcome the challenges? As he matures, he discovers two different loves: the first is platonic, comfortable and one that can last a lifetime.The other is crazy, passionate and dangerous. As he matures, he settles into a somewhat boring and safe marriage, but then excitement and danger re-emerge in the form of a young mistress. The denouement comes as he makes the choice between the tried and tested and the novel and exciting but forbidden. As he reaches his decision, he watches the delicate carnation disintegrate in the fire.
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Post by BetsyWalker » August 22nd, 2020, 1:16 pm

Hello - I would like to read Sections 1 & 2 please!

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Post by Lynnet » August 22nd, 2020, 1:40 pm

BetsyWalker wrote:
August 22nd, 2020, 1:16 pm
Hello - I would like to read Sections 1 & 2 please!
Great!
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Post by BetsyWalker » August 22nd, 2020, 5:46 pm

Thank you! I'll get this done sometime this week!
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Post by KevinS » September 2nd, 2020, 6:24 pm

Sections 52 and 53, please.

I'm going with "Part 3, Chapter 14," etc.
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Post by Lynnet » September 2nd, 2020, 7:11 pm

KevinS wrote:
September 2nd, 2020, 6:24 pm
Sections 52 and 53, please.

I'm going with "Part 3, Chapter 14," etc.
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Post by Lynnet » September 3rd, 2020, 12:17 pm

BetsyWalker wrote:
September 3rd, 2020, 10:50 am
Here are my recordings:

Chapter 1
Duration: 4:22
https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/darkflower_01_galsworthy_128kb.mp3

Chapter 2
Duration: 5:17
https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/darkflower_02_galsworthy_128kb.mp3
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Post by KevinS » September 3rd, 2020, 12:57 pm

Not feeling well. I'll get back to work as soon as possible. My LibriVox: https://librivox.org/sections/readers/13278

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Post by Lynnet » September 3rd, 2020, 2:58 pm

Thank you
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Post by BetsyWalker » September 3rd, 2020, 9:01 pm

Could I now read Chapter 3?

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Post by Lynnet » September 3rd, 2020, 10:27 pm

BetsyWalker wrote:
September 3rd, 2020, 9:01 pm
Could I now read Chapter 3?
You may
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Post by Lynnet » September 4th, 2020, 8:13 am

Section 1
Could you please change the intro to say "Part 1 Spring Section 1"? I have edited the first post accordingly.
The outro should say "end of section 1"

Section 2
Intro should be "Part 1 Section 2"
Outro should be "end of Section 2"

Sorry for the confusion.
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Post by Lynnet » September 4th, 2020, 8:28 am

Section 52

Intro should be "Part 3 Section 14"
Outro should be "end of Section 52"

Sorry for the confusion.
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Post by KevinS » September 4th, 2020, 3:11 pm

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