All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/the-arrow-of-gold-a-story-between-two-notes-by-joseph-conrad/
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1083In the 1870s, supporters of the pretender to the throne of Spain take advantage of a young man's attraction to the sea to persuade him to run dangerous missions on their behalf, with the financial support of a beautiful but exceedingly baffling young heiress, with whom the young man is soon giddily in love. Told largely in the first person, the novel is unusual, for Conrad, in focusing largely on the evolving psychology of a young man in the throes of a great romantic passion. (Summary by Peter Dann)
Target completion date: 2021-08-31
Prooflistening level: Standard
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[*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Conrad (Joseph Conrad)
[*]Link to title on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Arrow_of_Gold
[*]Number of sections (files) this project will have: 26
[*]Does the project have an introduction or preface: Yes
[*]Original publication date (if known): 1919
[*]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?: peterdannauthor.com
Genres for the project: Literary Fiction
Keywords that describe the book: joseph conrad, carlism, third carlist war, arms smuggling
LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
For the first section, say:
For the second and subsequent sections, you may use the shortened intro if you wish:"Section (or Chapter) # of The Arrow of Gold: A Story Between Two Notes. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "The Arrow of Gold: A Story Between Two Notes, by Joseph Conrad. Section Title."
End of recording:"Section (or Chapter) # of The Arrow of Gold: A Story Between Two Notes, by Joseph Conrad. This LibriVox recording is in the public domain." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Section Title."
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:"End of section (or chapter) #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of The Arrow of Gold: A Story Between Two Notes, by Joseph Conrad."
Filename: arrowofgold_##_conrad_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. arrowofgold_01_conrad_128kb.mp3)
Upload to the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
MC to select: lt - Lynnet
Copy and paste the file link generated by the uploader into the relevant Listen URL field in the Section Compiler, enter the duration in the Notes field, and post in this thread to let your PL and MC know that you have uploaded a file. You may also post the file link in the thread.