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Post Posted:: April 22nd, 2017, 2:45 am 

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The Deluge (vol 2) by Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846 - 1916). Translated by Jeremiah Curtin (1835 - 1906)


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The Deluge (Polish: Potop) is a historical novel by the Polish author Henryk Sienkiewicz, published in 1886. It is the second volume of a three-volume series known to Poles as "the Trilogy," having been preceded by With Fire and Sword (Ogniem i mieczem, 1884) and followed by Fire in the Steppe (Pan Wołodyjowski, 1886). The novel tells a story of a fictional Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth soldier and noble Andrzej Kmicic and shows a panorama of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth during the Swedish invasion of Poland known in the Polish tradtion as „Potop” (hence the title). Kmita is a patriot who, nevertheless, unexpectedly and unwittingly finds himself on the wrong side of the conflict as a new war starts to ravage the already weakened Commonwealth. This decision costs him dearly as his beloved Olenka now sees him as a traitor. This is an epic panorama of a country that is torn not only by a war with the external enemy, but also by a struggle with unscrupulous nobles who use their country's plight as an opportunity to magnify their power and zone of influence even if that means siding with the enemy. On the other hand we also see valiant soldiers, who, both with their swords and their wits, fight to expel the invading army. ( Wikipedia and Piotr Nater)



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        Genres for the project: Historical Fiction

        Keywords that describe the book: history, romance, war, poland



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Post Posted:: April 22nd, 2017, 2:46 am 

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Here's the second volume of "The Deluge". Another 4-year-long project :P

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Post Posted:: April 22nd, 2017, 3:52 am 
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This time all those who listen to vol 1 wil join up so it will finish quicker perhaps :D
I'll set it up. Back soon
Anne

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Post Posted:: April 22nd, 2017, 4:09 am 
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All yours .

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Post Posted:: April 22nd, 2017, 5:23 am 

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Welcome onboard. Thank you :)

Chapter wordcounts are in the MW.

Dear readers: PLEASE NOTE THAT AS I HAVEN'T YET FIGURED OUT HOW TO DIVIDE THE LONG CHAPTERS, I'LL ASK YOU TO EITHER CHOOSE THE SHORTER ONES FOR THE TIME BEING OR CLAIM LONGER ONES IN THEIR ENTIRETY. THIS WAY YOU'LL BE ABLE TO DIVIDE THEM AS YOU SEE FIT

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Post Posted:: April 23rd, 2017, 4:18 am 

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The info how to divide the initial long chapters is now in the MW.

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Post Posted:: July 8th, 2017, 6:47 pm 

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May I read sections 1-6, please?

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Post Posted:: July 9th, 2017, 1:00 am 

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WOW! A reader :shock:

<rolls out red carpet>

Be my guest. Of course you can :D Many thanks.

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Post Posted:: September 8th, 2017, 8:47 pm 

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Here's Section 1, 25:01.

https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/deluge2_01_sienkiewicz_128kb.mp3

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Post Posted:: September 9th, 2017, 1:20 am 

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In the MW :) I'll put the "PL sought" notice" asap. If we don't get anyone over the weekend, I'll PL it.

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Post Posted:: September 9th, 2017, 1:50 am 
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If I may join the team again, Section 1 is PL OK :D


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Post Posted:: September 9th, 2017, 3:34 am 

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Welcome onboard :)

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Post Posted:: September 9th, 2017, 3:41 am 
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I meant to offer sooner, then forgot, then I saw the new recording and downloaded, but sorry I didn't save you the trouble of creating a PL-ad etc.

Thanks for the welcome! :D


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Post Posted:: September 18th, 2017, 12:01 pm 

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Hi! Can I try to read parts 7,8,9?


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Post Posted:: September 19th, 2017, 8:27 am 

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Sure you can :thumbs: I've given you the sections.

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