COMPLETE [EN] The Square Egg by Saki - hok

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Re: SOLO [EN] The Square Egg by Saki - hok

Post by Tim Bulkeley » Sat 21. Sep 2013, 02:20

Oops, sorry, somehow I missed this :( Thanks, chapter three should follow shortly, most of my spare time recently has been getting the pig paddock ready...

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Post by Tim Bulkeley » Sat 21. Sep 2013, 03:07

Section 3 now read and ready for PL http://ge.tt/8jBShds/v/0?c

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Post by Piotrek » Mon 23. Sep 2013, 13:26

Section 3 is PL OK

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Post by Tim Bulkeley » Mon 23. Sep 2013, 23:09

Thanks :) The next one should be soon as this week looks less busy at the moment.

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Post by Tim Bulkeley » Mon 4. Nov 2013, 05:52

Sorry for another delay, an article due, an intensive course to teach and then a cold stuffing up my voice :( but at last ch.4 is ready: The Infernal Parliament http://ge.tt/7Ij0N7x/v/0?c 8.56MB 9:21

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Post by Piotrek » Thu 7. Nov 2013, 13:53

Read OK, except I don't know what the title of the piece is supposed to be. Is it "Infernal Parliament" as you've written in your post or is it "Infernal Punishment" as you read it in the intro?

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Post by Tim Bulkeley » Thu 7. Nov 2013, 19:42

Oops, I'll correct that thanks :)

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Post by Tim Bulkeley » Thu 6. Feb 2014, 15:15

Section six done, The Achievement of the Cat http://ge.tt/1uFjEBJ1/v/0?c 6:05 5.57MB Ready for PL

BUT I think I have not corrected the title, I will check that...

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Post by Tim Bulkeley » Fri 7. Feb 2014, 13:09

Oops that should have been five (5) above. So to make up for my mistake here is six http://ge.tt/9huZZNJ1/v/0?c

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Post by Tim Bulkeley » Wed 16. Apr 2014, 07:31

Section 7 - Clovis on the Alleged Romance of Business http://ge.tt/9ahVD1a1/v/0?c 3:26 3.15MB is uploaded and ready for PL.

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Post by Tim Bulkeley » Tue 20. May 2014, 22:43

Final section (8) The Comments of Moung Ka ready for PL

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Post by Piotrek » Wed 21. May 2014, 19:07

Sorry for the delay in PLing. Reading-wise and format-wise (intro and outro) all's OK. There's one thing though which I can't understand. When listening to "Clovis on the Alleged Romance of Business" on headphones I can only hear it through one channel. Can anyone listen to it and say what they hear?

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Post by Hokuspokus » Wed 21. May 2014, 21:04

Congratulations Tim!

Good catch, Piotre. This section was stereo, I fixed it.

The project will be in the catalog soon.

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Post by Tim Bulkeley » Wed 21. May 2014, 22:08

Oops, sorry about that!

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Post by Tim Bulkeley » Wed 21. May 2014, 22:13

Hokuspokus wrote:The project will be in the catalog soon.
Thank you both so much for your help and patience! I am sorry it has taken so long and been so stop-start, life kept throwing new distractions at me. I hope my next project here will not be as staccato ;)

In a week or two I'll think about looking around for a new project, either here or on Librivox.

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Re: SOLO [EN] The Square Egg by Saki - hok

Post by Hokuspokus » Thu 22. May 2014, 07:49

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: http://legamus.eu/blog/?p=482

Tim, could you give me 2 or 3 key words/tags for the catalog, please. The project is already categorized English fiction short story. If more then only the first is about WW1, we could add that as a tag.

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Re: COMPLETE [EN] The Square Egg by Saki - hok

Post by scout » Thu 22. May 2014, 17:48

If there is still a question on where to get hold of the written text, here's a link: The Square Egg, and Other Sketches (1929).

HTH.

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The quality of an audiobook of fiction may be defined by its technical quality, the author's storytelling abilities, and the narrator's ability to capture the mood of the text. — scout

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Post by Tim Bulkeley » Thu 22. May 2014, 20:46

Yes "WW1" would be suitable, as some of the stories reflect that time and at least a few are set on the front, so maybe "Somme, Battle" also and "satire".

BUT the edition linked to just above by Scout has more stories and introductory material. Can we add to this now that it is listed, or after i read the additional material replace it, or what?

The missing material is I think:
Introduction by J.C. Squire, p. xi - PDF
Biography of Saki, pp. 3-103 - PDF
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The Death-Trap, pp. 142-149 - PDF
Karl-Ludwig's Window, pp. 150-160 - PDF
The Watched Pot, pp. 161-276 - PDF

The stories at the end are no problem I can finish them quickly, but the 100 pages of biography will take a while.... except those "stories" are plays! And one is 100 pages also :(

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Re: COMPLETE [EN] The Square Egg by Saki - hok

Post by Viktor » Fri 23. May 2014, 00:11

If J.C. Squire is Sir John Collings Squire, better don't read anything from him, he only died in 1958. The "Biography of Saki" is by Saki himself? Then that's of course possible.

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Re: COMPLETE [EN] The Square Egg by Saki - hok

Post by Tim Bulkeley » Fri 23. May 2014, 00:38

Phew! That gave me a brief scare. looking around there seem to be editions that separate the stories from the plays, so I assume what we have is OK as it is?

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