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Fri Mar 13 05:20:25 EDT 2015
That's a lovely idea. The Dark Lord of Derkholm is *awful*, assuming it's the same edition we have on audible UK. For some reason the narrator did all the family's voices in different accents, and it's really jarring.
> On 13 Mar 2015, at 09:13, Emma Comerford <comerford.emma at gmail.com> wrote:
> Great to have some good news at last!
> Some people from another book group are organising Chalet School book recordings for Dorian. I asked Patrick if some Diana Wynne Jones audio books could be played to her and he said yes. Despite being in a coma Patrick says there have been some recent signs she can understand what people are saying, so it might be nice for her to have something familiar to listen to just in case.
> I am happy to arrange for the audiobooks. If anyone wants to chip in they can send me money at paypal - I believe you can do so using my email address (though if someone has a better suggestion I’m open to it as this doesn’t feel very transparent!). Books don’t look to be very expensive - they are around $9 on audible - so we wouldn’t need much money to get a couple!
> Also does anyone have any good or bad experiences with any particular DWJ audiobooks?
>> On 13 Mar 2015, at 6:54 pm, Kylie Ding <kylie_ding at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Dorian's husband Pat posted on the blog to say she opened her eyes for 15 minutes yesterday (day 36). She also blinked to indicate she understood the nurse. Great to have some good news of her recovery! The blog has not been updated much as Dorian's condition hasn't changed a lot.
>> In other news, my eight-year-old daughter said to me this morning "You know that book The Magicians of Caprona by Diana Wynne Jones? It was so good I want to read it again!!" I was so pleased! She's not shown any interest in rereading books before this!
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