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Post by Ash » Tue March 29th, 2011, 1:10 pm

[quote=""LoveHistory""]. Bookstore is closed on Sundays. [/quote]

Great haul, but in todays economy, this boggles my mind! BTW I notice you are in Wisconsin - have you ever been to Caslte Arkdale? http://biblioarchy.blogspot.com/2008/08 ... kdale.html

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Post by Misfit » Tue March 29th, 2011, 7:48 pm

Erm, the kindle landed today. I'm afraid I've been to the free Dumas downloads and made a bit of a pig of myself :o :D
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Post by SonjaMarie » Tue March 29th, 2011, 7:52 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]Erm, the kindle landed today. I'm afraid I've been to the free Dumas downloads and made a bit of a pig of myself :o :D [/quote]

Next time we have lunch or book shopping (though who knows when that'll be!), you'll have to bring it and let me see what the fuss is about :D

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Post by Misfit » Tue March 29th, 2011, 8:14 pm

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]Next time we have lunch or book shopping (though who knows when that'll be!), you'll have to bring it and let me see what the fuss is about :D

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I can do that. I never would have caved but 1) I got that GC from Ammy for participating in the ABNA stuff and 2) all those free downloads of classics. Woohoo.
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Post by boswellbaxter » Tue March 29th, 2011, 8:48 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]Erm, the kindle landed today. I'm afraid I've been to the free Dumas downloads and made a bit of a pig of myself :o :D [/quote]

You'll love it! Especially when you don't have to wait for a book to be shipped to you.
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Post by Misfit » Tue March 29th, 2011, 9:03 pm

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]You'll love it! Especially when you don't have to wait for a book to be shipped to you.[/quote]

It is cool. There's one Dumas I want to read (Mary Stuart), but there's a charge and four different editions and I'm sampling to see if I'll find translation issues or not. I like that.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Wed March 30th, 2011, 1:58 am

I could use Kindle on my Ipod but it's too small for me to really enjoy it. I still want an Ipad, but only if those prices come down! Grr!

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Post by Misfit » Wed March 30th, 2011, 2:12 am

I got piggy again. Got Anna Karenina, The Time Machine and Picture of Dorian Gray. All free ;)
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Post by LoveHistory » Wed March 30th, 2011, 3:44 am

[quote=""Ash""]Great haul, but in todays economy, this boggles my mind! BTW I notice you are in Wisconsin - have you ever been to Caslte Arkdale? http://biblioarchy.blogspot.com/2008/08 ... kdale.html[/quote]

No, but now I want to. :D Actually drove through Arkdale once, it's a lovely little town. They put flower baskets on all the lamp posts.

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Post by Mythica » Wed March 30th, 2011, 9:07 am

[quote=""Misfit""]It is cool. There's one Dumas I want to read (Mary Stuart), but there's a charge and four different editions and I'm sampling to see if I'll find translation issues or not. I like that.[/quote]

You can also get public domain stuff from http://www.gutenberg.org for free, though it does require a few extra steps to download instead of Amazon's one-click system. Here's Mary Stuart (in English), though I don't know what the formatting is like: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2744

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