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Monday, August 27, 2012

Gone With The Wind Read Along 2012



Gone With the Wind

I have heard that novel but I haven’t any chance or courage to read it. Thanks God, Fanda Classiclit and Bacaan B.Zee made a read-along to read this novel. The read-along takes place from September 1st to November 7th 2012. Details are below (copied from Fanda Classiclit’s post) J

The book
1. English Version
Total pages: 1448
Total chapters: 63
Total parts: 5
Part 1: page 3 – 191
Part 2: page 195 – 397
Part 3: page 401 – 717
Part 4: page 722 – 1180
Part 5: page 1184 – 1448

2.Indonesian Translation Version
Part 1 : 9 – 158        (bab I – VII)
Part 2 : 161 – 322    (bab VIII – XVI)
Part 3 : 325 – 565    (bab XVII – XXX)
Part 4 : 569 – 922    (bab XXXI – XLVII)
Part 5 : 925 – 1124  (bab XLVIII – LXIII)

The participants
This read-along is opened internationally, anyone is welcomed to join. Participant must sign up via comment box in the participant list page. If you want to post about this read-along in your blog, you can add your post URL in comment box of the participants’ list page. You may join the read-along anytime (even in the middle of read-along schedule), as long as you can catch up to finish the book by November 7th 2012.

It’s not a must, but it would appreciated if you’d grab and put the Gone With The Wind Read-along button in your post. Or if you don’t write any post, you can put it in your sidebar, linking to the hosts, to let your followers know about this read-along.

Oh… and for my dear Indonesian fellow bloggers—before you ask the question—yes, you may post in Bahasa Indonesia, but it recommended to post in English, to make it easier for other participants to read your thoughts and have discussions.

The update posts
To read along together with friends is the main purpose of having this event, so the hosts prefer to have some discussion after finishing each part. Therefore the hosts plan to open an update posts page during the read-along where you can share URL of your own update posts. These posts are not mandatory, you can skip it if you don’t have anything to say.

If you only want to say something brief about certain part but do not feel like writing a post, or else you don’t have a blog, you can just make a comment on the “update posts”. With the “reply” button we can have a discussion there as well.

There will be four update posts, for part one to part four, while nearly at the end of read-along I will publish a “reviews page” (there won’t be update post for part 5, we can directly write a review for the whole book).

The giveaway
This is the best part! For you who post your updates in your blog or in comment box, will be able to join the hosts’ giveaway! Each update post/comment would be counted as one entry, and at the end of read-along, the hosts will pick one (or—hopefully—more) winner. To anyone who would like to host his/her giveaway during this read-along, please feel free to contact the hosts, so they can post about your giveaway in this blog.

Reading schedule?
There won’t be any strict schedule to read certain pages in certain days, everyone can have their own pace. Just feel free to add your link after you finish certain part, anytime. This way participants can check how others are going, or have discussion about certain parts.

The reviews
Please add the URL of your review in the “reviews page” after finishing the novel. The review post is mandatory, but if you don’t have a blog, you can use comment box to write your opinion.

So what are you waiting for? Let’s signing up :D

1 comment:

  1. Can't wait to start reading!
    So, which one will you read? The translation? The English book?

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