Source text (please read only from this text!): https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=ah5CAQAAMAAJ&hl=en_GB&pg=GBS.PP1In the aftermath of the 1745 Jacobite uprising, the young Andrew Boyd meets a fugitive from the redcoats, a man whom Andrew soon grows to admire. Andrew and his father take the man in, but then the redcoats arrive to search the house...
Besides being a historical adventure this reads, to a modern reader, as a sweet gay romance, though it's not explicit. Indeed the author was gay himself and recommended his own book as an example of homoerotic fiction in The Intersexes, his 700-page defense of homosexuality under another pen name. (Summary by Elin)
Target completion date: 2021-05-31
Prooflistening level: Standard
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- Project Code: l23viKho
- Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Irenaeus_Prime-Ste (Edward Prime-Stevenson)
- Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
- Number of sections (files) this project will have: 12
- Does the project have an introduction or preface: No
- Original publication date (if known): 1887
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Genres for the project: Action & Adventure Fiction; Historical Fiction; Romance
Keywords that describe the book:
LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
For the first section, say:
For the second and subsequent sections, you may use the shortened intro if you wish:"Section (or Chapter) # of White Cockades: An Incident of the "Forty-Five". This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "White Cockades: An Incident of the "Forty-Five", by Edward Prime-Stevenson. Section Title."
End of recording:"Section (or Chapter) # of White Cockades: An Incident of the "Forty-Five", by Edward Prime-Stevenson. This LibriVox recording is in the public domain." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Section Title."
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:"End of section (or chapter) #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of White Cockades: An Incident of the "Forty-Five", by Edward Prime-Stevenson."
Filename: whitecockadesanincidentofthefortyfive_##_primestevenson_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. whitecockadesanincidentofthefortyfive_01_primestevenson_128kb.mp3)
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