~[FICTION]The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang -jo

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Post by SurnameMike » March 26th, 2022, 12:43 am

The Book of Dreams and Ghosts, by Andrew Lang (1844 - 1912)
The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang is a book mainly focused on the stories of ghosts and other mystical phenomenon. With frequent editorializing and discussion by the author, the work is less a series of supernatural tales and more of an anthropological book centered around bewitching stories of the otherworldly -given the name Psychical Research when Lang was alive. Over the course of fourteen chapters, 79 stories, and two prefaces, Lang manages to keep the reader enchanted with his thoughtful retellings, literary charisma, and exemplary choice in narratives. (Summary by Aiden Javurek-Humig)
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/files/12621/12621-h/12621-h.htm

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Genres for the project: Fantastic Fiction/Horror & Supernatural Fiction; Religious Fiction; Short Stories; *Non-fiction/Social Science (Culture & Anthropology)

Keywords that describe the book: short stories, Historical Fiction, ghosts, mystical, andrew lang

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » March 26th, 2022, 10:20 am

Hi Mike,

We can use the same project number and I will continue as MC. MW will be along shortly.

ETA: Please check with chulsky and confirm if he plans to continue as DPL for the group project.
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Post by chulsky » March 27th, 2022, 8:30 am

knotyouraveragejo wrote:
March 26th, 2022, 10:20 am
ETA: Please check with chulsky and confirm if he plans to continue as DPL for the group project.
Hi, Mike and Jo, thank you for reaching out.

To tell you the truth, today I am busy with other projects and wouldn't volunteer for this one.
Let's see if someone else steps forward, neither I would be offended if Mike prefers to keep the project under his control.
Meanwhile I'll keep an eye on the project and maybe would read a section or two.
Just a suggestion: a word count for sections helps volunteers to make decisions and plan ahead.

PS: What's ETA? :help:
Mark Chulsky / Марк Чульский

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Post by remyje » March 27th, 2022, 9:02 am

Hello :) I would like to read the "Preface," please.

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » March 27th, 2022, 10:50 am

chulsky wrote:
March 27th, 2022, 8:30 am
knotyouraveragejo wrote:
March 26th, 2022, 10:20 am
ETA: Please check with chulsky and confirm if he plans to continue as DPL for the group project.
Hi, Mike and Jo, thank you for reaching out.

To tell you the truth, today I am busy with other projects and wouldn't volunteer for this one.
Let's see if someone else steps forward, neither I would be offended if Mike prefers to keep the project under his control.
Meanwhile I'll keep an eye on the project and maybe would read a section or two.
Just a suggestion: a word count for sections helps volunteers to make decisions and plan ahead.

PS: What's ETA? :help:
Edited to Add :) It means I edited my existing post rather than make a new post.
Jo
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Hypotheses usually spring up like mushrooms in every dark corner of science. You get a score of them to explain the slightest obscurity. - C. Nordmann

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Post by chulsky » March 27th, 2022, 1:01 pm

knotyouraveragejo wrote:
March 27th, 2022, 10:50 am
chulsky wrote:
March 27th, 2022, 8:30 am
PS: What's ETA?
Edited to Add :) It means I edited my existing post rather than make a new post.
Thank you, Jo! My sons used this acronym for "Estimated Time of Arrival" when coming for dinner, so I got confused. The EAT acronym would be too transparent. :lol:
Mark Chulsky / Марк Чульский

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Post by Socena » March 27th, 2022, 3:17 pm

Hello! I'm happy to read the first chapter, if it's still available!

Sam

(I also have a test in the testing area, if needed - this is my first time signing up for this, so hope I'm doing it all okay! But here's the link as well, since I have it already copied: https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_samanthaocena.mp3)

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Post by SurnameMike » March 29th, 2022, 8:27 am

remyje wrote:
March 27th, 2022, 9:02 am
Hello :) I would like to read the "Preface," please.
Sure! I'm on it. Thank you so much for signing up :)
Last edited by SurnameMike on March 29th, 2022, 8:52 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Post by SurnameMike » March 29th, 2022, 8:39 am

Socena wrote:
March 27th, 2022, 3:17 pm
Hello! I'm happy to read the first chapter, if it's still available!

Sam

(I also have a test in the testing area, if needed - this is my first time signing up for this, so hope I'm doing it all okay! But here's the link as well, since I have it already copied: https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_samanthaocena.mp3)
Hi, Sam! I'd be happy to sign you up for that as soon as your test recording is approved. :D

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Post by SurnameMike » March 29th, 2022, 8:53 am

chulsky wrote:
March 27th, 2022, 8:30 am
knotyouraveragejo wrote:
March 26th, 2022, 10:20 am
ETA: Please check with chulsky and confirm if he plans to continue as DPL for the group project.
Hi, Mike and Jo, thank you for reaching out.

To tell you the truth, today I am busy with other projects and wouldn't volunteer for this one.
Let's see if someone else steps forward, neither I would be offended if Mike prefers to keep the project under his control.
Meanwhile I'll keep an eye on the project and maybe would read a section or two.
Just a suggestion: a word count for sections helps volunteers to make decisions and plan ahead.

PS: What's ETA? :help:
Thanks for letting me know! No worries. I can be DPL until someone comes along. :)


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Post by SurnameMike » March 29th, 2022, 9:27 pm

flavo5000 wrote:
March 29th, 2022, 3:20 pm
can I take Ch. 14?
Of Course! Happy reading :)

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Post by yourbookvoice » April 1st, 2022, 3:18 pm

I'd like to claim the following section:

3 Chapter III Introduction, Story of the Diplomatist, Under the Lamp, The Cow With the Bell, and The Deathbed of Lois XIV Open

Thanks,
Kerry Adams
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Post by SurnameMike » April 3rd, 2022, 7:40 pm

yourbookvoice wrote:
April 1st, 2022, 3:18 pm
I'd like to claim the following section:

3 Chapter III Introduction, Story of the Diplomatist, Under the Lamp, The Cow With the Bell, and The Deathbed of Lois XIV Open

Thanks,
Kerry Adams
Your Book Voice
Can do! Sorry for the late response :)

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Post by flavo5000 » April 4th, 2022, 2:02 pm

What mc does the file need to be uploaded to? I'm guessing knotyouraveragejo for this one since the subject has -jo at the end?

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