[GRP/Adventure] Zarah the Cruel by Joan Conquest - lt

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Post by Lynnet » April 13th, 2020, 4:45 pm

Zarah the Cruel by Joan Conquest (1883 - 1941).

As told to a group of Bedouins as they sit around the fire, this tale , set in the Arabian desert, tells of a Holy Man accused of murder, and forced to flee and lead a nomadic life until he can prove his innocence. ( Lynne Thompson)
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    Keywords that describe the book: murder, exile, arabian desert, holy man

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Post by julianpratley » April 13th, 2020, 10:18 pm

I’d like to DPL :D
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Post by Lynnet » April 14th, 2020, 12:49 am

julianpratley wrote:
April 13th, 2020, 10:18 pm
I’d like to DPL :D
Wonderful!

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Post by fshort » April 16th, 2020, 5:13 pm

May I record the Prologue? It looks like fun.
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Post by Lynnet » April 16th, 2020, 5:18 pm

fshort wrote:
April 16th, 2020, 5:13 pm
May I record the Prologue? It looks like fun.
Absolutely!

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Post by CraigJW » April 18th, 2020, 3:41 pm

I'd like to record Section I, please.
How should we pronounce "Zarah?" Zair-uh? Zar-uh?

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Post by Lynnet » April 18th, 2020, 3:45 pm

CraigJW wrote:
April 18th, 2020, 3:41 pm
I'd like to record Section I, please.
How should we pronounce "Zarah?" Zair-uh? Zar-uh?
Go for it.
As for pronunciation I would say Za- rah, but I'm not sure how others would say it.

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Post by Bethblakely » April 20th, 2020, 3:30 pm

I'll take II if available

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Post by Lynnet » April 20th, 2020, 6:22 pm

Bethblakely wrote:
April 20th, 2020, 3:30 pm
I'll take II if available
Thank you for claiming.

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Post by ajefferies » April 26th, 2020, 7:09 am

I was looking for one that needed help and then I say Lynnet. :) I helped with the Frozen Pirate. After that, volleyball season. Anyway, I'm looking forward to helping. I'll take III if that works for you.

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Post by Lynnet » April 26th, 2020, 7:34 am

ajefferies wrote:
April 26th, 2020, 7:09 am
I was looking for one that needed help and then I say Lynnet. :) I helped with the Frozen Pirate. After that, volleyball season. Anyway, I'm looking forward to helping. I'll take III if that works for you.
All yours

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Post by fshort » April 26th, 2020, 11:22 am

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/zarahthecruel_00_conquest_128kb.mp3
Duration: 22:42

I pronounced Zarah as if it rhymed with the girl's name Sarah.
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Post by Lynnet » April 26th, 2020, 12:31 pm

fshort wrote:
April 26th, 2020, 11:22 am
https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/zarahthecruel_00_conquest_128kb.mp3
Duration: 22:42

I pronounced Zarah as if it rhymed with the girl's name Sarah.
That’s fine. I’m not sure of the correct pronunciation myself.

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Post by Bethblakely » April 26th, 2020, 6:15 pm


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Post by Lynnet » April 26th, 2020, 6:30 pm

Bethblakely wrote:
April 26th, 2020, 6:15 pm
Chapter 2, Duration 14:20.5

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/zarahthecruel_02_conquest_128kb.mp3
Thank you

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