Source text (please read only from this text!): https://books.google.co.uk/books/about/The_Rookeries_of_London.html?id=35hUAAAAcAAJ&redir_esc=y(This is from "The Circumlocution Office - I'll add my own summary later.) Rev. Thomas Beames (1815 – 1864) was a Preacher and Assistant of St. James, Westminster in London. After witnessing first-hand some of the extreme poverty within Victorian society he compiled his own eye-witness accounts of the most notorious of the slum areas, known as rookeries. He published these observations in the book The Rookeries of London.
Target completion date: 2022-04-01
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Genres for the project: *Non-fiction; *Non-fiction/History/Modern (19th C)
Keywords that describe the book: poverty, housing, Victorian, slums (more to be added later)
LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
For the first section, say:
For the second and subsequent sections, you may use the shortened intro if you wish:"Section # of The Rookeries of London. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "The Rookeries of London, by Thomas Beames. Section Title."
End of recording:"Section # of The Rookeries of London, by Thomas Beames. This LibriVox recording is in the public domain." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Section Title."
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:"End of section #."
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of The Rookeries of London, by Thomas Beames."
Filename: rookeriesoflondon_##_beames_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. rookeriesoflondon_01_beames_128kb.mp3)
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