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Post Posted:: August 2nd, 2017, 1:32 am 
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The Jolly Parisiennes and Other Novelettes by Émile Zola (1840 - 1902)
Translated by George D. Cox (? - 1896)
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“The Jolly Parisiennes” by Émile Zola is a very clever, brilliant and interesting romance of a “grande passion” with an undercurrent of political intrigue. The plot is ingenious both in conception and execution, while the tone of the novel is exceedingly bright and vivacious. A peculiar phase of Parisian society is most agreeably dealt with. The heroines, Louise Neigeon and Berthe Gaucheraud, are very jolly ladies indeed, but they never forget that they are ladies, even in their merriest and most eccentric moods. They are handsome, graceful and captivating, tempering their seeming recklessness with the refinement of education and luxury. No wonder the young provincial hero, George de Vaugelade, was bewildered in their society and utterly lost his head. The other characters are a Countess with well-attended receptions; Felix Budin, a rather blasé young Parisian; Gaucheraud, a fat politician; and Monsieur Neigeon, a shadowy Deputy. “The Jolly Parisiennes” is a novel that everybody will read and relish. Several other novelettes by Zola are also in the volume. They are int eh genuine Zola style, strong and interesting every one of them. ( the Publisher)



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    3. Is there a deadline? We ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1-2 months of placing your claim. Please note that to be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, if you haven't submitted your recording(s) after two months, your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. If you cannot do your section, for whatever reason, just let me know and it'll go back to the pool. There's no shame in this; we're all volunteers and things happen.Please do not sign up for more sections than you can complete within the two month deadline.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): https://archive.org/details/jollyparisiennes00zola
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    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

      Set your recording software to:
      Channels: 1 (Mono)
      Bit Rate: 128 kbps
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    7. DURING recording:
      No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
      Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
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      • "Section [number] of The Jolly Parisiennes and Other Novelettes. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
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        "[Story title], by Émile Zola. Translated by George D. Cox. [if applicable: chapter number and title]"
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Post Posted:: August 2nd, 2017, 1:49 am 
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it was time we got more emile zola into the catalogue :) i see we have two solos ongoing in english, but no other group project for a while, so i think this will be fun. all readers and a dpl are very welcome!

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Post Posted:: August 2nd, 2017, 2:15 pm 

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Hi Carolin. I was just looking at the catalog to see which Zola works had been done, so that i could pick a new Zola project! How timely! :D

I think it would be better if a male voice read the first story, but i would like to read Mme. Flavie in its entirety: Sections 6-10, please.

I have no PL experience, but i would like to give it a try. Could i offer to DPL this project...?

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Post Posted:: August 2nd, 2017, 10:31 pm 
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Awesome, lis, thank you!

Proof listening is easy, especially when you have recorded yourself. Just let me know if you need any help :)

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Post Posted:: August 3rd, 2017, 11:03 pm 
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moving us out to readers wanted :)

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Post Posted:: August 6th, 2017, 1:53 pm 

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Section 06 has been uploaded:

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/parisiennes_06_zola_128kb.mp3
track length: 18:23.20

I PL'd it myself, if that's kosher...?

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Post Posted:: August 6th, 2017, 10:57 pm 
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Thank you lis, awesome!

I see my comment above was a bit unclear. Proof listening is easy when you havs experience in recording because you know what trouble to look for and how to fix things, so you can easily help other readers. You always need someone else to proof listen your own recordings though. I can do that for you unless someone else wishes to do it :)

Im a bit stressed these days but just keep recording and uploading, ill catch up with you :) thank you!

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Post Posted:: August 7th, 2017, 7:12 am 

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Oh I see. That makes sense.
Very good. :D
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Post Posted:: August 10th, 2017, 10:07 am 

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Section 07 has been uploaded:

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/parisiennes_07_zola_128kb.mp3
track length: 14:21.26

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Post Posted:: August 11th, 2017, 12:17 am 
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thank you lis!

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Post Posted:: August 12th, 2017, 2:58 pm 

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Section 08 has been uploaded:

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/parisiennes_08_zola_128kb.mp3
track length: 19:40.84

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Post Posted:: August 13th, 2017, 12:17 pm 

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Section 09 has been uploaded:

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/parisiennes_09_zola_128kb.mp3
track length: 17:28.76

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Post Posted:: August 13th, 2017, 12:39 pm 
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Thank you lis :thumbs:

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Post Posted:: August 15th, 2017, 4:15 pm 

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Section 10 has been uploaded:

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/parisiennes_10_zola_128kb.mp3
track length: 6:13.89

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Post Posted:: August 15th, 2017, 10:03 pm 
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Thank you :thumbs:

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