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Old August 1st, 2010, 10:56 AM   #1

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Dates below denote the date upon which texts become open for discussion. All texts will be available at our dedicated resource page:








Sunday, 24 April, 2011:
George Orwell, Animal Farm, 1945.


Sunday, 08 May, 2011:
Aldous Huxley Brave New World, 1932; &,

George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, 1949.



Titles previously read:



Voltaire, Candide, 1759.
Voltaire, 'Candide' - Historum - History Forums

Thomas More, Utopia, 1516.
Thomas More, Utopia - Historum - History Forums

Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince, 1513.
Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince - Historum - History Forums

HG Wells, 'The Country of the Blind', 1904.
HG Wells, Country of the Blind - Historum - History Forums

George Orwell, 'Shooting An Elephant', 1936.
Orwell, Shooting an Elephant - Historum - History Forums

F. Scott Fitzgerald, 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button', 1920.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - Historum - History Forums

Mark Twain, 'Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses'
Mark Twain, Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses - Historum - History Forums

HG Wells, The Island of Doctor Moreau, 1896.
HG Wells, The Island of Doctor Moreau - Historum - History Forums

Roald Dahl, 'The Hitchhiker', 1974.
Roald Dahl, 'The Hitchhiker' - Historum - History Forums

RL Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, 1886.
RL Stevenson, The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Historum - History Forums

James Joyce, ‘A Painful Case’ from The Dubliners, 1914.
James Joyce, ‘A Painful Case’. - Historum - History Forums

William Golding, Lord of the Flies, 1954.
William Golding, Lord of the Flies - Historum - History Forums

P.G. Wodehouse, 'Bertie Changes His Mind: A story told by Jeeves'.
Wodehouse, Bertie Changes His Mind - Historum - History Forums

Edgar Allan Poe, ‘The Pit and the Pendulum', 1842.
EA Poe, The Pit and the Pendulum - Historum - History Forums

Desiderius Erasmus, The Praise of Folly, 1511.
Desiderius Erasmus, The Praise of Folly - Historum - History Forums

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Solzhenitsyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich - Historum - History Forums

Mary J Shelley, Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus, 1818.
http://www.historum.com/historum-boo...nkenstein.html

Arthur Miller, The Crucible
http://www.historum.com/historum-boo...-crucible.html

HG Wells, The Time Machine, 1895.
http://www.historum.com/historum-boo...e-machine.html

Albert Camus, The Stranger (L'Étranger), 1942.
http://www.historum.com/historum-boo...-stranger.html

Pierre Boulle, Planet of the Apes, 1963.
http://www.historum.com/historum-boo...anet-apes.html

Jean-Paul Sartre, Nausea, 1938.

http://www.historum.com/historum-boo...re-nausea.html

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Old September 6th, 2010, 11:21 AM   #2
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Re: New Reading Schedule


I've just finished reading Moreau, so I'm a bit behind the schedule. But Jekyll & Hyde is an all-time favourite, that's one discussion I'm ready for!
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Schedule updated to reflect small revisions and one addition ... thanks, Cicero
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Old September 11th, 2010, 04:57 AM   #4

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I've just finished reading Moreau, so I'm a bit behind the schedule. But Jekyll & Hyde is an all-time favourite, that's one discussion I'm ready for!

Excellent. But listen, the Moreau thread is still open and there's a whole week before RL Stevenson gets underway; why not post some of your ideas on Moreau, we're all 'ears'!
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Schedule updated.

All are welcome to join in . . .
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Schedule updated to reflect small revisions and one addition ... thanks, Rosi
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Updated with additions.
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Small revision.
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New text for 24 October ... (yup, that's this week!).
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Shouldn't they be history books?
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