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Post Posted:: August 16th, 2017, 10:07 am 
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Agnes Sorel by George Payne Rainsford James (1799 - 1860).

All audio files can be found on our catalog page: http://librivox.org/agnes-sorel-by-george-payne-rainsford-james/


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The Hundred Years' War: a series of conflicts waged from 1337 to 1453 by the House of Plantagenet, rulers of the Kingdom of England, against the House of Valois, rulers of the Kingdom of France, over the succession to the French throne. It was a time of intrigue, plot, murder and romance. Agnes Sorel, aged 20, became the favorite mistress of the King of France, wielding much influence over him and earning many enemies. Her untimely death at the age of 28, just days after bearing him a fourth child, was blamed on dysentery. In this novel, we follow the trials of Jean Charost, secretary to the Duke of Orleans and brother of the king; and see how his life was entwined with that of the beautiful Agnes. ( Lynne Thompson)



  • Text source (only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/51352
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard



    IMPORTANT - soloist, please note: in order to limit the amount of languishing projects (and hence the amount of files on our hard-pressed server), we ask that you post an update at least once a month in your project thread, even if you haven't managed to record anything. If we don't hear from you for three months, your project may be opened up to a group project if a Book Coordinator is found. Files you have completed will be used in this project. If you haven't recorded anything yet, your project will be removed from the forum (contact any admin to see if it can be re-instated).
    Please don't download or listen to files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!



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  • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (George Payne Rainsford James) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Payne_Rainsford_James

  • Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
  • Number of sections (files) this project will have: 53
  • Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
  • Original publication date (if known): 1864
  • If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog? Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
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Genres for the project: Fictional Biographies & Memoirs

Keywords that describe the book: romance, intrigue, murder, war, paris, France, court

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[*]The reader will record the following at the beginning and end of each file:
No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
START of recording (Intro):
  • "Chapter [number] of Agnes Sorel. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
  • If you wish, say:
    "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
  • Say:
    "Agnes Sorel, by George Payne Rainsford James. [Chapter]"


For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
  • "Chapter [number] of Agnes Sorel by G.P.R. James. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
  • If you wish, say:
    "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
  • Only if applicable, say:
    "[Chapter ]"

END of recording:
  • At the end of the section, say:
    "End of [Chapter]"
  • If you wish, say:
    "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
  • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
    "End of Agnes Sorel, by George Payne Rainsford James. "

There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

[*]Example filename agnessorel_##_james_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. agnessorel_01_james_128kb.mp3)

[b]Transfer of files (completed recordings)

Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
  • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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  • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: lt - Lynnet
  • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
  • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.


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Post Posted:: August 16th, 2017, 6:31 pm 
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Lynne,
May I DPL?
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Post Posted:: August 16th, 2017, 6:35 pm 
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MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:
Lynne,
May I DPL?
MaryAnn

You may! Thank you.

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Post Posted:: August 16th, 2017, 6:54 pm 
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OK then, section 1 is PL OK.
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Post Posted:: August 16th, 2017, 7:50 pm 
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Lynne,
Section 2 . . .
at about 6.59 - can you check for a repeat on "while the dust was yet red with blood"
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Post Posted:: August 20th, 2017, 12:23 pm 
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Interesting that I've read 8 chapters, and we've not met Agnes yet (assuming she wasn't the unfortunate lady on the bed... but who could mistake that for dysentery? -- unless, of course, James was very loose with his facts)

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Post Posted:: August 23rd, 2017, 6:17 am 
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Agnes is PL OK through 5. Can't think she was the lady in the bed . . . do think that baby will show up again in a future chapter . . . Hmm, quite a bit of plot foundation being laid!
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Post Posted:: August 25th, 2017, 8:29 am 
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So Jean meets Agnes in chapter 12...

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Post Posted:: August 26th, 2017, 6:29 am 
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The return of the baby in chapter 13?

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Post Posted:: August 27th, 2017, 4:53 am 
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Great Lynne. I'm listening in the car during my commute . . .
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Post Posted:: August 29th, 2017, 4:58 am 
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Lynne,
PL OK through 8.
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Post Posted:: September 1st, 2017, 7:54 pm 
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Lynne,

I'm listening in the car, so sorry if these are not as specific as I would like, but . . .

On 11 - can you check around 6.59 for a repeat?
And on 12 - can you check at 8.05? It sounded like a dropped word . . . or a word said, but said so softly that I didn't catch it, even the second time.

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Post Posted:: September 2nd, 2017, 1:14 pm 
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MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:
Lynne,

I'm listening in the car, so sorry if these are not as specific as I would like, but . . .

On 11 - can you check around 6.59 for a repeat?

Repeat deleted at 6:53 8-)
The "I know, I know" was in the text.
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Post Posted:: September 2nd, 2017, 4:34 pm 
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MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:
And on 12 - can you check at 8.05? It sounded like a dropped word . . . or a word said, but said so softly that I didn't catch it, even the second time.



I think it was a bad edit -- it was kind of there, but not really :lol: I've replaced the sentence.

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Post Posted:: September 2nd, 2017, 8:03 pm 
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Thanks Lynne.

The link to Chapter 9 is not working. I'm at my mom's so I can't check the uploader to see what the problem is. Can you take a look?

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