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Post by alg1001 » January 10th, 2021, 8:14 pm

The Forest Lovers by Maurice Henry Hewlett (1861 - 1923).

My story will take you into times and spaces alike rude and uncivil. Blood will be spilt, virgins suffer distresses; the horn will sound through woodland glades; dogs, wolves, deer, and men, Beauty and the Beasts, will tumble each other, seeking life or death with their proper tools. There should be mad work, not devoid of entertainment. When you read the word Explicit, if you have laboured so far, you will know something of Morgraunt Forest and the Countess Isabel; the Abbot of Holy Thorn will have postured and schemed (with you behind the arras); you will have wandered with Isoult and will know why she was called La Desirous, with Prosper le Gai, and will understand how a man may fall in love with his own wife. Finally, of Galors and his affairs, of the great difference there may be between a Christian and the brutes, of love and hate, grudging and open humour, faith and works, cloisters and thoughts uncloistered—all in the green wood—you will know as much as I do if you have cared to follow the argument. ( Maurice Hewlett)
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Post by cadastra » January 10th, 2021, 11:27 pm

May I DPL?
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Post by alg1001 » January 11th, 2021, 7:01 am

Yes, please. :D

Thank you! I will move us to Readers wanted.

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Post by GraceBuchanan » January 18th, 2021, 3:58 am

I would like to claim the first two sections please. This book looks like great fun to read!
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Post by alg1001 » January 18th, 2021, 10:56 am

They are yours, Grace.
It really is a fun story and has such a great title. They say that this book was the one that sold well enough that Hewlett could quit his day job.
Thanks!
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Post by GraceBuchanan » January 18th, 2021, 4:17 pm

alg1001 wrote:
January 18th, 2021, 10:56 am
It really is a fun story and has such a great title. They say that this book was the one that sold well enough that Hewlett could quit his day job.
Thanks!
-Amy :)
I love the sense of humor behind the Robin Hood-like story. I first read the title as meaning that it was about lovers of the forest, but now am more inclined to record it as meaning lovers in the forest.
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Post by GraceBuchanan » January 20th, 2021, 11:56 am

I came across a few questions:

Intro/Outro: Shall we specify "Chapter #" or just "#"? such as "Chapter 1" or "1"?

Chapter one: "It as far, it was deep, it was dark as night" I think that "It as far" should be "It was far". Can I read it that way, or must I read "It as far..."

Thanks for clarifying this...
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Post by alg1001 » January 20th, 2021, 7:07 pm

Hi Grace,
Chapter # please.
It must be a typo. You're right it should be "it was far."
Thanks,
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Post by acholcom » January 20th, 2021, 9:52 pm

Can I claim 3 and 4?

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Post by GraceBuchanan » January 21st, 2021, 9:06 am

alg1001 wrote:
January 20th, 2021, 7:07 pm
Hi Grace,
Chapter # please.
Thanks,
-Amy
Thanks Amy.

You might want to edit the script in the listing from "The Forest Lovers, by Maurice Henry Hewlett. [Chapter]" and "End of [Chapter]" to make sure that other readers notice this.
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Post by alg1001 » January 21st, 2021, 7:38 pm

acholcom wrote:
January 20th, 2021, 9:52 pm
Can I claim 3 and 4?
They are yours, acholcom.
Thanks,
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Post by alg1001 » January 21st, 2021, 7:39 pm

GraceBuchanan wrote:
January 21st, 2021, 9:06 am
alg1001 wrote:
January 20th, 2021, 7:07 pm
Hi Grace,
Chapter # please.
Thanks,
-Amy
Thanks Amy.

You might want to edit the script in the listing from "The Forest Lovers, by Maurice Henry Hewlett. [Chapter]" and "End of [Chapter]" to make sure that other readers notice this.
Okay, sure.

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Post by Cecevo20 » Yesterday, 7:53 pm

I'm interested in Chp 5 and 6 please if still available?

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Post by alg1001 » Yesterday, 8:45 pm

Cecevo20 wrote:
Yesterday, 7:53 pm
I'm interested in Chp 5 and 6 please if still available?
Chapters 5 and 6 are yours.
Thanks,
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Post by 2839reader » 46 minutes ago

Hi, read 10 and 11 please.
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