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View Poll Results: The MobileRead Literary Book Club June 2011 Run-Off Vote
On The Beach by Nevil Shute 12 35.29%
The Master And Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov 22 64.71%
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Old 05-31-2011, 08:08 PM   #16
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Old 05-31-2011, 08:15 PM   #17
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Too bad. The better book didn't win.
Have you *ever* been satisfied by the results of the book club votes??
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Old 05-31-2011, 09:31 PM   #18
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Just purchased the Pevear/Volokhonsky translation on Amazon. So its The Master And Margarita & The Maltese Falcon for next 3 weeks. Knowing me, I'll need every moment of it.
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Old 05-31-2011, 10:26 PM   #22
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Already about 50 pages into the book. Not the most exciting but it *is* interesting.
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Old 05-31-2011, 10:43 PM   #23
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I got it at Kobo yesterday using the one dollar off promo code may27us1 but I think that promotion ended yesterday. It is the Pevear/Volokhonsky translation and it's an Adobe DRM epub for $8.69.
Sweet! Thank you.


ETA - I bought it from Kobo with the coupon "FirstRead" which gave me 30% off (of course, it only works if this is your first purchase from Kobo).

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Just purchased the Pevear/Volokhonsky translation on Amazon. So its The Master And Margarita & The Maltese Falcon for next 3 weeks. Knowing me, I'll need every moment of it.
I'm the same - just bought both from Amazon. Started on Master and the Margarita first. The discussion for The Maltese Falcon won't be until the 20th so I'm not in a hurry to start that one.
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Already about 50 pages into the book. Not the most exciting but it *is* interesting.
I'm 140 pages in and I can say my assessment so far matches yours.
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Just purchased the Pevear/Volokhonsky translation on Amazon. So its The Master And Margarita & The Maltese Falcon for next 3 weeks. Knowing me, I'll need every moment of it.
I finished the Maltese Falcon last week. Now I'm in the middle of Exodus by Leon Uris, Day of the Jackal and The Master and Margarita. I'm a fairly slow reader so I've got my work cut out for me too.
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I've only read 2 chapters and the second was absolutely riveting. I'm not sure what purpose the story of Jesus and Pontius Pilate is going to have for the rest of the book but I devoured it.
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