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The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne 35 44.30%
Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens 1 1.27%
The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Rudolf Erich Raspe 4 5.06%
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas 5 6.33%
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins 5 6.33%
Kim by Rudyard Kipling 10 12.66%
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley 8 10.13%
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe 1 1.27%
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens 3 3.80%
Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley 5 6.33%
The Odyssey by Homer 2 2.53%
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Old 04-24-2010, 07:02 PM   #16
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I voted for Kim, it was between that and Oliver Twist for me. I'll probably read more than one on that list this month though.
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Old 04-25-2010, 06:52 AM   #17
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Wow, with so many good choices it's going to be terribly hard to vote. I, too, will probably end up reading more than one of the choices this month.
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Old 04-25-2010, 07:51 AM   #18
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Opps... well since we missed this little fact in the nomination thread I guess we'll let it stay in the poll.

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Gee, we can have Brave New World nominated, but The Hobbit is not allowed. Seems fishy to me.
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Gee, we can have Brave New World nominated, but The Hobbit is not allowed. Seems fishy to me.
Take a chill pill Jon, it was an accident.

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It's running.. Looking forward to reading it...
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Gee, we can have Brave New World nominated, but The Hobbit is not allowed. Seems fishy to me.
It is fishy that you didn't catch it during the nominations. You're slipping Jon.

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No; it's just a very good book .
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About the fastest I've seeing a vote take off in my tenure here...
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Obviously my description of it was compelling!
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I think Mr. Verne should share the credit with you, Harry!
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OK, he can have some of the credit for it .
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What a great idea! I put Either/Or by your chum Søren Kierkegaard back in the shelf. I close for the moment Null Space, no pardon me Flat World that I was reading in advance hopeful as I was of a good result. And I jump in the middlle of Gibbon, at page 173 of volume 4 of Everyman's library. in any case it's chap. XL, where he affirms that Chinese and Indian navigators were conducted by the flight of birds and periodical winds. And in my opinion that statement is pure BS! How could they know that the winds were periodicals? Imagination, by their part and by his: That was really his great gift. Interesting eh?
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