[DWJ] Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell [the audiobook]
kait.bessing at comhem.se
Fri May 8 15:35:52 EDT 2009
So how SHOULD it be pronounced?
Kait - ignorant
Otter Perry wrote:
>> I tried reading this once before, and didn't get very far.
>> I'm now listening to it as an audiobook [unabridged]
>> and am well over half through. On the whole, I'm enjoying
>> it a great deal.
>> However --
>> Every so often Simon Prebble, the reader, pronounces a word
>> differently than I expect. Usually I'm willing to believe in his
>> good faith
>> confronted with the _daoine sidhe_ he pronounces the words
>> as spelled [and he is not someone who can read Irish].
>> "Sidhe" comes out as "sid-hay". Okay. _That's_ indefensible
>> [I was able to figure out what he probably meant, and looked
>> it up in the copy I have out of the library at the moment,
>> which is how I know that the first word was "daoine".]
>> Dieting is the cure that doesn't work for the
>> disease that isn't real.
>> Dwj mailing list
>> Dwj at suberic.net
> No virus found in this incoming message.
> Checked by AVG - www.avg.com
> Version: 8.5.320 / Virus Database: 270.12.19/2099 - Release Date:
> 05/05/09 13:07:00
More information about the Dwj