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Old July 28th, 2010, 04:33 PM   #41

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While you were on sabbatical you may have missed these two post dealing with the book discussion. The first if by me and I admit I had a wild hair up my….”

http://www.historum.com/showthread.php?t=14414 #8

The second is by Gile. He may be speaking for many other members as well as for himself.
http://www.historum.com/showthread.php?t=14414&page=5 #47

The book discussion was one of the finest things (if I do say so myself) on Historum or anywhere else. Personally I would like to see it continue, especially with more participants, as for me I feel a certain lack of energy and don’t feel I could contribute as much as before. In for a penny and all that you know.
Well, that's three of us plus Gile (a valuable addition to any thread - to be sure, to be sure! ) and that's a plenty! Let's do it.
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Old July 28th, 2010, 06:47 PM   #42

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Well, that's three of us plus Gile (a valuable addition to any thread - to be sure, to be sure! ) and that's a plenty! Let's do it.
Do we know what selection is next?
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Old July 29th, 2010, 12:55 PM   #43

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I don't know.

A short story?


Common Sense?



Animal Farm?




Something light, humorous ...




... Roald Dahl?



Or perhaps The Island of Doctor Moreau?



Where's Pedro?
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Old July 29th, 2010, 01:34 PM   #44

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Anyone for P G Wodehouse? I have always wanted to read his books but have never gotten around to doing so.

I've read Common Sense and Animal Farm... wouldn't mind reading them again. I haven't read Dahl and H. G. Wells, but not Moreau.
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Old July 30th, 2010, 11:36 AM   #45

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Anyone for P G Wodehouse? I have always wanted to read his books but have never gotten around to doing so.
I've just ordered a volume of his short stories. I haven't read anything of his before, so it could well be an interesting exercise!

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Do we know what selection is next?
As a newbie I'll go with what the vets decide. I'm not a great devourer of fiction so I've no short list to pick from either but we did have a list of upcoming titles so I'll presume we'll be working off that to some extent.

I haven't read any Wodehouse yet so that might be a treat. Either way, I'm easy.
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P.G. Wodehouse is dandy, gotta love his scathing pen. The Foundation Series is brilliant too but I doubt we'd get free online access to it.

Good to see this place breathing again though.
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Good to see this place breathing again though.

We're still getting sorted here, but I guess we can be assured of your imputations next Sunday. Good for you both!!

PG Wodehouse will be on the list, but we haven't decided on a particular text yet.

Benjamin Button will be starring here next Sunday ... please be sure to help us along. Without the imput of as many members as possible, this project cannot work.
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I’m over here in the corner trying to be inconspicuous.
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Old August 1st, 2010, 11:03 AM   #50

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I’m over here in the corner trying to be inconspicuous.
Good. If you've perched yourself upon a stool in the corner, you might want to cast an eye over the new reading schedule.

http://www.historum.com/showthread.php?t=15352


You might also want to check out:

http://www.historum.com/showthread.php?t=15344

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