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View Poll Results: Which of these two would you wish to discuss on July 20th?
A Night to Remember by Walter Lord 11 42.31%
Fanny and Stella: The Young Men Who Shocked Victorian England by Neil McKenna 15 57.69%
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Old 06-28-2013, 01:13 AM   #16
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Vote for "A Night to Remember". You know it makes sense!
Yeah it does actually. I have to choose between a tremendous ship and ladyboys.

"A Night to Remember", here I come..
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Old 06-28-2013, 01:50 AM   #17
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I never thought a sinking ship would feel safer than Victorian intolerance!
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Old 06-28-2013, 04:32 AM   #18
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I already am reading some other nominations, but no way I would ever vote for a book about the Titanic, even if implied it sunk because of alien interference........
This boot has sunk....there was a nice film about it....that's it.

Go, Fanny and Stella
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Old 06-28-2013, 06:25 AM   #19
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It is NOT multiple choice.

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I have to choose between a tremendous ship and ladyboys.
Seems the men here are more inclined towards the ship and the women towards the ladyboys (although not 100%).
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I already am reading some other nominations, but no way I would ever vote for a book about the Titanic, even if implied it sunk because of alien interference........
This boot has sunk....there was a nice film about it....that's it.

Go, Fanny and Stella
You mean this film, or that big budget romance that happened to be set on the Titanic?



Actually the two options available are at best my third and fourth choices out of the ten original choices. I'll go with the subject that is new to me at least.
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Old 06-28-2013, 08:09 AM   #21
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Seems the men here are more inclined towards the ship and the women towards the ladyboys (although not 100%).
The men seem pretty evenly split, but the women overwhelmingly don't want to experience that ship going down yet again. Or maybe they just want to read about the dresses.
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This is not good. Here we have two old and moldy books to choose from. Neither are interesting, modern, fun, enriching or educational. Sorry, but this month had a chance to be good, but soon went into the toilet fast.
How do ebooks get moldy?

Also, Kobo has a 50% off coupon for A Night to Remember.

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Kobo also has a 50% off coupon that will work for Fanny and Stella:

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I have three books on the go and once I finish them, Gulp is next. The problem is that people just didn't listen and didn't vote for the best book in the list. They decide old, stale, moldy subjects were preferred. They didn't want something fun, fresh, modern and enjoyable.
Well, I find that the subject of Gulp, the alimentary canal, is a somewhat chewed-down thing. In my experience, mostly men are fascinated by it.....
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You mean this film, or that big budget romance that happened to be set on the Titanic? (...).
he,he, Hamlet53; nice find.
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Kobo also has a 50% off coupon that will work for Fanny and Stella:yournext2613
And thank you! With my purchases of Camp 14 and The Sleepwalkers and some others, I have been rather overspending.
Now I just hope for enough time to read all. As we don't have a warm, dry summer this year, that should help.
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The movie Night to Remember was responsible for filling me a fear and respect of the sea. Those images of the Titanic going down have been burned into my brain. I don't think I'll ever be able to erase them.
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Also, Kobo has a 50% off coupon for A Night to Remember.

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Even better. That promo code will give 50% off Gulp.
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Seems the men here are more inclined towards the ship and the women towards the ladyboys (although not 100%).
Well I'm one of the men who prefer Victorian shenanigans.

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The voting isn't over yet, but in the event that Fanny and Stella wins (or even if it doesn't and you decide to read it anyway} you might be interested in a podcast by Neil McKenna in which he discusses the book.

Go to Books in the iTunes store; type in Fanny and Stella and the book will appear (NB both Kobo and Kindle are much less expensive}. Underneath the book will be "Podcast Episodes". Below that is a single podcast episode entitled "Neil McKenna: Fanny and Stella". Click on that and listen. It is quite interesting and free.

BTW there will be "spoilers" in the discussion and if you don't already know what happened perhaps you might prefer to wait until you finish the book before listening.

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