[Travel fiction] The Secret City by Hugh Walpole - lt

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 13th, 2020, 3:09 pm

RitaBoutros wrote:
January 13th, 2020, 5:35 am
Section 22:

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/secretcity_22_walpole_128kb.mp3
15:27
ah, so Shuba is a fur-coat! I thought at first it was a make of car :lol:

PL OK! Very nicely read! I listened with excitement!

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Post by RitaBoutros » January 15th, 2020, 6:53 am


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Post by Lynnet » January 15th, 2020, 7:15 am

RitaBoutros wrote:
January 15th, 2020, 6:53 am
Thank you! I'm also enjoying Russia

Here are sections 28 and 29:

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/secretcity_28_walpole_128kb.mp3
20:52

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/secretcity_29_walpole_128kb.mp3
20:02
Thank you

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 15th, 2020, 2:46 pm

Sections 28 and 29 are PL OK!

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Post by laughingcat302 » January 15th, 2020, 3:18 pm

Rapunzelina wrote:
January 13th, 2020, 2:46 pm
laughingcat302 wrote:
January 12th, 2020, 6:47 pm
Here is chapter 6 of The Secret City.

Chapter 6
Time: 10.37.05

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/secretcity_06_walpole_128kb.mp3

VioletBleu
Interesting chapter! Where it all began! Thank you, Natalie! Very nicely read!

There's a phrase missing from the recording at 1:59, it looks like a line in the text was skipped, here in bold:
"but it was not until, sore and sick at heart, lonely and bitter against fate, haunted always by the face and laughter of one whom I would never see again, I wandered about the canals and quays and deserted byways of the city that I began to understand its spirit. "

then later at 2:34, missing text in bold:
"catching into its frosted heart every colour of the sky and air, the lights of the town, the lamps of imprisoned barges, the moon, the sun, the stars, the purple sunsets, and the strange, mysterious lights that flash from the shadows of the hovering snow-clouds."
Thank you for letting me know about these missing pieces! I corrected a couple more things I came across too, as I went. Much better now. :D :!:
Here is the fixed version:

Chapter:6
Time: 10:55.3 min.

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/secretcity_06_walpole_128kb.mp3
Violet Bleu
"She believed she could, so she did"--R.S. Grey

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Post by Lynnet » January 15th, 2020, 4:39 pm

laughingcat302 wrote:
January 15th, 2020, 3:18 pm
Rapunzelina wrote:
January 13th, 2020, 2:46 pm
laughingcat302 wrote:
January 12th, 2020, 6:47 pm
Here is chapter 6 of The Secret City.

Chapter 6
Time: 10.37.05

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/secretcity_06_walpole_128kb.mp3

VioletBleu
Interesting chapter! Where it all began! Thank you, Natalie! Very nicely read!

There's a phrase missing from the recording at 1:59, it looks like a line in the text was skipped, here in bold:
"but it was not until, sore and sick at heart, lonely and bitter against fate, haunted always by the face and laughter of one whom I would never see again, I wandered about the canals and quays and deserted byways of the city that I began to understand its spirit. "

then later at 2:34, missing text in bold:
"catching into its frosted heart every colour of the sky and air, the lights of the town, the lamps of imprisoned barges, the moon, the sun, the stars, the purple sunsets, and the strange, mysterious lights that flash from the shadows of the hovering snow-clouds."
Thank you for letting me know about these missing pieces! I corrected a couple more things I came across too, as I went. Much better now. :D :!:
Here is the fixed version:

Chapter:6
Time: 10:55.3 min.

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/secretcity_06_walpole_128kb.mp3
Thank you

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Post by RitaBoutros » January 19th, 2020, 7:47 am


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Post by Lynnet » January 19th, 2020, 8:19 am

RitaBoutros wrote:
January 19th, 2020, 7:47 am
Section 30:

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/secretcity_30_walpole_128kb.mp3
20:57
Thank you

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 19th, 2020, 2:12 pm

laughingcat302 wrote:
January 15th, 2020, 3:18 pm
Thank you for letting me know about these missing pieces! I corrected a couple more things I came across too, as I went. Much better now. :D :!:
Here is the fixed version:

Chapter:6
Time: 10:55.3 min.

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/secretcity_06_walpole_128kb.mp3
Yes, all great now and PL OK! I hope you enjoyed recording - I know I've enjoyed listening! :D


RitaBoutros wrote:
January 19th, 2020, 7:47 am
Section 30:

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/secretcity_30_walpole_128kb.mp3
20:57
PL note for Section 30: Probably a few sentences missing, around 17:37, phrase to find in the text "some kneeling forward, some standing" up to "Tovaristchi (comrades)"
Fascinating descriptions of the events!

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Post by RitaBoutros » January 20th, 2020, 5:53 am

Here is 30 corrected (and thanks). Not sure WHAT happened there! :oops: :shock:

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/secretcity_30_walpole_128kb.mp3
21:38

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Post by Lynnet » January 20th, 2020, 10:04 am

RitaBoutros wrote:
January 20th, 2020, 5:53 am
Here is 30 corrected (and thanks). Not sure WHAT happened there! :oops: :shock:

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/secretcity_30_walpole_128kb.mp3
21:38
Thank you

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 20th, 2020, 3:10 pm

RitaBoutros wrote:
January 20th, 2020, 5:53 am
Here is 30 corrected (and thanks). Not sure WHAT happened there! :oops: :shock:

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/secretcity_30_walpole_128kb.mp3
21:38
Spot-checked: PL OK!
We'll never know what happened, but my guess would be a slip of a mouse click :mrgreen:

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Post by RitaBoutros » January 24th, 2020, 6:15 am


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Post by Lynnet » January 24th, 2020, 9:10 am

RitaBoutros wrote:
January 24th, 2020, 6:15 am
Section 31:

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/secretcity_31_walpole_128kb.mp3
23:03
Thank you

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 24th, 2020, 3:10 pm

Section 31 is PL OK!

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