[DWJ] Dwj Digest, Vol 108, Issue 8 - monthly read along

Marjorie Taylor marjorie_taylor at hotmail.com
Wed Oct 8 10:52:19 EDT 2014


and me, please!

Marjorie

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>    1. Re: Monthly Read-Along (Jessica Spencer)
>    2. Re: Age in F&H (Thomas Thurman)
>    3. Re: Monthly Read-Along (Melissa Proffitt)
>    4. Re: Age in F&H (Joe Nankivell)
>    5. Re: Age in F&H (Irina Rempt)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2014 14:20:44 +0100
> From: Jessica Spencer <jessicaspencer at blueyonder.co.uk>
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] Monthly Read-Along
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> And me.
> 
> Jessica
> 
> On 7 Oct 2014, at 11.54am, Eleanor Joslin <eleanor at dreamvine.org.uk> wrote:
> 
> > Me too, please.
> > 
> > Eleanor
> > 
> > On 07/10/14 11:50, Steinke, Gabriela M. wrote:
> >> I'd like to read it, too, please.
> >> 
> >> Gaby
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 
> >> ________________________________________
> >> From: Dwj [dwj-bounces at suberic.net] on behalf of Kylie Ding [kylie_ding at hotmail.com]
> >> Sent: 06 October 2014 18:50
> >> To: 'Kylie Ding'; 'Diana Wynne Jones discussion'
> >> Subject: [DWJ] Monthly Read-Along
> >> 
> >> After quite a long pause I'd like to start up the monthly read along again.
> >> 
> >> The last thing we were reading was Wild Robert, also "The Master" and "Chair
> >> Person".
> >> 
> >> I confess I forgot to read the short fiction, and will have to catch up with
> >> that when I have access to my books again at the end of the month.  But
> >> don't wait for me, go and discuss!
> >> 
> >> This month we are reading Castle in the Air and "Mela Worms".  "Mela Worms"
> >> has only been published in the anthology Arrows of Eros edited by Alex
> >> Steward.  I have a copy, but I suspect it is hard to find and I suspect the
> >> story is odd enough it's unlikely to be reprinted.  Would I be breaking
> >> copyright law if I was to send copies to those wanted to read it for the
> >> purposes of review?
> >> 
> >> Kylie
> >> 
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> Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2014 15:02:31 +0100
> From: Thomas Thurman <thomas at thurman.org.uk>
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] Age in F&H
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> On Tue, Oct 07, 2014 at 01:05:44PM +0800, Kyra Jucovy wrote:
> > As promised in a message to the list a few weeks ago, here is a textual
> > proof that Tom Lynn, at the end of *Fire and Hemlock*, is 33:
> [...]
> > I will always think that this is the most amazingly awesome Easter Egg
> > ever. You have to be obsessive about finding out people's ages in books
> > even to realize!
> 
> I apologise for missing the original thread; I'm really curious now as
> to the significance of Tom being 33! Is it a reference to something else?
> 
> T
> 
> -- 
> Thomas Thurman - thomas at thurman.uk - "Who would stoop to be fearless-- like a tree?"
>      Wonderful things twice a week => Gentle Readers: http://gentlereaders.uk
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> Message: 3
> Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2014 08:24:12 -0600
> From: "Melissa Proffitt" <Melissa at Proffitt.com>
> To: "'Diana Wynne Jones discussion'" <dwj at suberic.net>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] Monthly Read-Along
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> Same here, please.
> 
> Melissa Proffitt
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dwj [mailto:dwj-bounces at suberic.net] On Behalf Of Irina Rempt
> Sent: Monday, October 6, 2014 10:45 PM
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] Monthly Read-Along
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> On Mon, 6 Oct 2014, Jenny Schwartzberg wrote:
> 
> > Well, I'd love to read it and participate in the discussion.
> 
> Me too!
> 
>     Irina
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> Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2014 16:01:09 +0100
> From: Joe Nankivell <oddenda at gmail.com>
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] Age in F&H
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> The age of Christ at his crucifixion?
> 
> Joe
> 
> On 7 October 2014 15:02, Thomas Thurman <thomas at thurman.org.uk> wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, Oct 07, 2014 at 01:05:44PM +0800, Kyra Jucovy wrote:
> > > As promised in a message to the list a few weeks ago, here is a textual
> > > proof that Tom Lynn, at the end of *Fire and Hemlock*, is 33:
> > [...]
> > > I will always think that this is the most amazingly awesome Easter Egg
> > > ever. You have to be obsessive about finding out people's ages in books
> > > even to realize!
> >
> > I apologise for missing the original thread; I'm really curious now as
> > to the significance of Tom being 33! Is it a reference to something else?
> >
> > T
> >
> > --
> > Thomas Thurman - thomas at thurman.uk - "Who would stoop to be fearless--
> > like a tree?"
> >      Wonderful things twice a week => Gentle Readers:
> > http://gentlereaders.uk
> >
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> Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2014 17:33:01 +0200 (CEST)
> From: Irina Rempt <irina at valdyas.org>
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] Age in F&H
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> On Tue, 7 Oct 2014, Joe Nankivell wrote:
> 
> > The age of Christ at his crucifixion?
> 
> Yes, that's what I thought too. (Not until I read "*Easter* egg", though.
> 
>     Irina
> 
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> Beghinnen can ick, volherden will' ick, volbringhen sal ick.
> Blog: http://valdyas.org/fo3 Books: http://valdyas.org/irina/books/
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