Read-A-Long of Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

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Re: Read-A-Long of Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

Post by Gravy » 13 Mar 2019, 05:39

Hey! Whatever works!
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Post by rssllue » 13 Mar 2019, 06:37

Mostly.
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Post by Gravy » 17 Mar 2019, 05:28

I believe I got to chapter 37. What about you?
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Post by rssllue » 17 Mar 2019, 05:45

I'm going to work on it today, but otherwise I am still where I was before.
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Post by Gravy » 23 Mar 2019, 03:01

Glad I'm not the only stagnant one. :lol:
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Post by rssllue » 25 Mar 2019, 21:26

The water is slowly stirring...
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Post by Noosh » 03 Jul 2019, 01:20

Good luck finishing the book :D
I read the book last year and even though it was a very good read it was too long.
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Post by Gravy » 03 Jul 2019, 03:00

Yeah, my slump has basically done this one in for the moment. Happens to me a lot, but I always wind up coming back to whatever book gets left behind. :lol:
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Post by Noosh » 03 Jul 2019, 05:23

Gravy wrote:
03 Jul 2019, 03:00
Yeah, my slump has basically done this one in for the moment. Happens to me a lot, but I always wind up coming back to whatever book gets left behind. :lol:
Moby Dick is not an easy book to read. That's how I felt as I read the book. I think it took me at least two months, maybe more, to finish the book. But, to be honest, it was worth it.
Hope you enjoy reading it... :techie-studyinggray:
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Post by rssllue » 14 Jul 2019, 01:20

Noosh wrote:
03 Jul 2019, 05:23
Gravy wrote:
03 Jul 2019, 03:00
Yeah, my slump has basically done this one in for the moment. Happens to me a lot, but I always wind up coming back to whatever book gets left behind. :lol:
Moby Dick is not an easy book to read. That's how I felt as I read the book. I think it took me at least two months, maybe more, to finish the book. But, to be honest, it was worth it.
Hope you enjoy reading it... :techie-studyinggray:
Thanks for the well wishes! And as long as you don't talk about past chapter 37 right now lease feel free to jump into the conversation! :tiphat:
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Post by Noosh » 14 Jul 2019, 02:14

rssllue wrote:
14 Jul 2019, 01:20
Noosh wrote:
03 Jul 2019, 05:23
Gravy wrote:
03 Jul 2019, 03:00
Yeah, my slump has basically done this one in for the moment. Happens to me a lot, but I always wind up coming back to whatever book gets left behind. :lol:
Moby Dick is not an easy book to read. That's how I felt as I read the book. I think it took me at least two months, maybe more, to finish the book. But, to be honest, it was worth it.
Hope you enjoy reading it... :techie-studyinggray:
Thanks for the well wishes! And as long as you don't talk about past chapter 37 right now lease feel free to jump into the conversation! :tiphat:

Thanks, but since it was a long time ago that I read the book, I’d rather wait till ya guys are finished. I don’t wanna spoil anything for you, but I would very much like discussing it later ☺️ :tiphat:
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Post by rssllue » 14 Jul 2019, 06:32

Sounds like a plan. :D
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Post by Gravy » 14 Jul 2019, 07:48

I look forward to it. :D
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Post by rssllue » 14 Jul 2019, 10:48

Indeed.
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