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DLP Series Reread?

Discussion in 'Bookclub' started by Taure, Oct 18, 2016.

  1. ScottPress

    ScottPress The Horny Sovereign Prestige

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    I could out that rereading 7 books we've all read before is impractical and we're doing it anyway, but I won't.
     
  2. Joe

    Joe The Reminiscent Exile Prestige DLP Supporter

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    Oh, come now, like with any good book, reading it again leads to discovery of elements and an understanding of things you didn't get before. I read my favourite King, Tolkein, Rothfuss, and Rowling at least once every six months - because as a reader in a different mood/environment/mindset, I pick up on things or interpret things differently. See things I did nay see before.

    Such is the point of a good story!
     
  3. ScottPress

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    I thought I was making a rather obvious dig at Taure for trying to ruin our fun with his practical concerns. My sarcasm calibrator is clearly in need of a service.
     
  4. Innomine

    Innomine Auror Prestige DLP Supporter

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    Don't worry, I got your meaning.

    Joe's just a bit addled from all the alcohol he consumes.
     
  5. Joe

    Joe The Reminiscent Exile Prestige DLP Supporter

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    I was balls deep in a bottle of mango vodka when I wrote my last post, yeah.
     
  6. Samuel Black

    Samuel Black Minister of Magic

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    I'm cool with the symbolic schedule, although there are enough of us doing this that I suspect there will be plenty of people finishing early or later than the schedule calls for. I'm a huge fan of the idea of watching the movies alongside this too. Gives me an excuse to buy them at least.
     
  7. Jarizok

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    Something that I just now thought of that I really should've thought of before: How many ppl here read a translated version of the Harry Potter series before reading the English one? Or even Philosopher's Stone v Sorcerer's stone for that matter.

    It's a bit of a tangent but are we gonna discuss the various translations of the books alongside the reread of the original version? I for one would be interested in hearing all the new names translators came up with. I read the Dutch translations of the first 4 books before going OG and let me tell ya, going from Anderling and Perkamentus to McGonagall and Dumbledore took some getting used to, never mind Hermelien>Hermione.
     
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    Sounds like you guys have a shitty translator. I had never read anything of Harry Potter in english before reading fanfiction and even know there are things I prefer in the german version.
     
  9. Palindrome

    Palindrome Magma Moderator Moderator DLP Supporter

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    Your annual reminder that Tom Riddle's name in the French translation is Tom 'Elvis' Jedusor:

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