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Melissa_W
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THE DOLL: Discussion Schedule October 2012

LbW read Rebecca several years ago and now we're returning to Daphne du Maurier by reading The Doll in October.  This collection of short stories is comprised of the "lost" stories - pieces du Maurier wrote for magazines that were never collected into a single volume.

 

This is quite a slim volume, only thirteen stories, and only approximately 150-200 pages depending on the edition you're reading.  I've been thinking about volumes of short stories and I think I'm going to give up the whole "this week we read x number of stories" arrangement.  I'll throw up a thread header for each story and float them all - it makes for a longer header this month but that way people can jump around in the stories as needed (a friend told me that, unlike me, some people like to pick their way around short story collections - I tend to start at the beginning and plow straight through).

 

The Doll is available in trade paperback (also UK, if you're buying used), NOOK, and audio.

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Re: THE DOLL: Discussion Schedule October 2012

I think we read Jamaica Inn, too, didn't we?

 

Sometimes I read in order, and sometimes I jump around and read the shortest ones first!

 

This month I'm starting with some short Henry James for a GR group, but I'll be reading these fairly soon!

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Re: THE DOLL: Discussion Schedule October 2012

D'oh!  And I even looked at the reading schedule since I updated it yesterday!

dulcinea3 wrote:

I think we read Jamaica Inn, too, didn't we?

 

Sometimes I read in order, and sometimes I jump around and read the shortest ones first!

 

This month I'm starting with some short Henry James for a GR group, but I'll be reading these fairly soon!


Melissa W.
I read and knit and dance. Compulsively feel yarn. Consume books. Darn tights. Drink too much caffiene. All that good stuff.
balletbookworm.blogspot.com