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Post by Carolin » August 2nd, 2018, 1:00 am

The Romance of Plant Life by George Francis Scott Elliot (1862 - 1934).
Romance needs not always indicate a love story. In the series "The Library of Romance", authors look at the romantic side of science. The different books cover all different disciplines, including chemistry, astronomy, engineering, and, as in this case, biology.
In this volume, G.F. Scott Elliot walks us through the romantic side of plant life. How do plants move towards the light, what are the dangers to little saplings, how can parts of plants be used for medicine, and why are some of them delicious and others poisonous? Listen to this book to find out. ( Carolin)
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Post by Carolin » August 9th, 2018, 10:58 pm

We are now well on the way to completing the romance of modern invention, so here is the forth volume in the library of romance for librivox, this time, plant life :D

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Post by BettyB » August 10th, 2018, 2:38 am

My first time reading in this series. May I claim 9...

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Post by mightyfelix » August 10th, 2018, 7:35 am

This looks fascinating! I'll do 27 and 28, please.
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Post by Carolin » August 10th, 2018, 12:23 pm

Thank you both :D
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Post by Shalott » August 16th, 2018, 2:58 pm

Hello!

can I claim Chapter II - On Savages, Doctors, and Plants,
Chapter XVIII - Poisons
Chapter XXIX - Names and Superstitions
Chapter XXVI - Plants which Prey on Plants

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Post by Carolin » August 16th, 2018, 11:18 pm

Thank you eva!
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Post by bhavya » August 17th, 2018, 12:34 am

Can I be the DPL?

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Post by Carolin » August 18th, 2018, 12:40 am

thank you bhavya, welcome to this project!
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Post by BettyB » August 18th, 2018, 7:17 pm


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Post by Carolin » August 19th, 2018, 12:20 am

Thank you :thumbs:
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Post by bhavya » August 20th, 2018, 8:44 am

Hey!
Section 9 is PL OK.

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Post by Carolin » August 22nd, 2018, 11:19 pm

thank you!
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Post by wildlindajohnson » August 27th, 2018, 5:52 pm

Hi, I'll take Sections 1, 3 and 4.
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Post by Carolin » August 27th, 2018, 10:47 pm

Thank you :D
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