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Old Dec 15 2007, 09:45 AM   #1
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So as I'm sure most if not all of you know, Ive ben at University for the past 11 weeks, doing my first semester of the English course I've chosen. I got home yesterday, and today I sorted out all of my boxes...amazed at how many books I had!

So for amusement I wrote a list of the books I've purchased, and why. The list is below...Bearing in mind this is just in the past 11 weeks whilst I've been at Uni.


Uni Books

* Heart of Darkness - J. Conrad
* Mrs Dalloway - V. Woolf
* Ariel - S. Plath
* Frankenstein - M. Shelley
* Adam Bede - G. Eliot
* Jane Eyre - C. Bronte
* Pamela - S. Richardson
* The turn of the screw - H. James
* The English Patient - M. Ondaatje

* English social history 1 - G.M Trevelyan
* English social history 2 - G.M Trevelyan
* English social history 3 - G.M Trevelyan
* Politics & The Nation - D.M. Loades
* Early Modern Euroe - M.E. Weisner-Hanks


Leisure

* Earthly Joys - P. Gregory
* The Virgins Lover - P. Gregory
* The Wise Woman - P. Gregory
* Short Circuit - C. Wedgelock
* Jane Eyre - C. Bronte (Nice shelf copy)
* Le Morte D'Arthur - Ed. T. Mallory
* Diary of Samuel Pepys (Vol. 1) - S. Pepys
* The Making of Books - S. Jeannett


Treats (W0ot!)

* Freedom's Choice - Anne McCaffrey
* Pegasus in Flight - Anne McCaffrey
* Pegasus in Flight (1st Edition) - Anne McCaffrey
* The Rowan (1st Edition) - Anne McCaffrey
* Damia (1st Edition) - Anne McCaffrey
* Legends (BCE, Lovely Pratchett / King covers) - Misc Authors (Inc. Anne)
* S.F. Encyclopedia (Has an entry about Anne) - Ed. P Nichols

* Song in the Silence - Elizabeth Kerner
* Redeeming the Lost - Elizabeth Kerner
* The Lesser Kindred - Elizabeth Kerner
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Old Dec 15 2007, 11:16 AM   #2
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I must say a good score for eleven weeks
You'll be loaded with books before your time at uni comes to an end! And your relatives will be happy because there's a lot of non Anne stuff

Well done!
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Old Dec 15 2007, 11:25 AM   #3
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OH WOW!!! ...Now that is a whole lot of reading...but some of those do bring back some lovely memories, of afternoons curled up with a wonderful book.
If all of those were the first 11 weeks...lord whats on the list for the upcoming sessions?
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Old Dec 15 2007, 11:33 AM   #4
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^^;

Next Semester I need to get at least another 12 Uni books or so. This lst isn't including the dozen or so books I got from the Uni library to help me with my Assignments!
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Well on your way to starting your own lending library someday. :P
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Wow, your semesters are short! I'm in my 17th week of the semester!

Nice book collection!
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It defently looks like you have been busy! Keep up all that hard work will pay off.
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Allana, the UK academic "year" is based on three trimestres rather than two semesters So that's late September/early October to December, January to March/April (depending on when Easter falls) then after Easter to June and the thrill of exams

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Oh, I guess the word semester threw me off. Do you call them semesters there, or trimesters?
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We call them semesters, even though there's three of them. -Chuckles-
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Well no matter how many of them that you have...I know you will do brilliantly. But now your on vacation...so you need to go and play for a while...and rest those overworked brain cells....and grind some wood into a pile of toothpicks for a change...
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Well no matter how many of them that you have...I know you will do brilliantly. But now your on vacation...so you need to go and play for a while...and rest those overworked brain cells....and grind some wood into a pile of toothpicks for a change...
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...or grind that wood into Marks, daggers and goblets!!
I have daggers, goblets, pens and a commision for Lady Maelin to do over this Christmas.

I'll be going into work with my grandad on Tuesday.
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Wow, Sara, what a great 11 weeks! Enjoy your 'treats' as much as possible!!
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...or grind that wood into Marks, daggers and goblets!!

That more or less what I was meaning for her...as I knew that she was going to be busy with woody projects over the holiday... especially as there is a project in the works for me too.
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That more or less what I was meaning for her...as I knew that she was going to be busy with woody projects over the holiday... especially as there is a project in the works for me too.
-Coughs- Two projects in the works for Lady Maelin.
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That more or less what I was meaning for her...as I knew that she was going to be busy with woody projects over the holiday... especially as there is a project in the works for me too.
I kind of thought that sara was beyond the toothpick stage in her woodworking abilities!!

Oooohhhh....lucky you!! And sara says two!! More things to look forward to!!
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A matching set of toothpicks is quite hard to do by hand!
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A matching set of toothpicks is quite hard to do by hand!
Unless you're dealing with twins of course
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Hello fellow English class-goer! :haha: (Well, at least I used to be.) I loved my English courses. I kept all my texts because I couldn't bear selling good literature back for nothing at the campus bookstore. Frankenstein is one of my favorites, Bronte and Woolf are interesting too. Ugh, what can I say about Conrad. I guess everyone's entitled to their own say, eh. "The horror, the horror" is all I have to say about that particular one. (-:
Good luck with everything! I'm sure you'll do wonderfully. (Can't wait to see more lists, if you feel like it later on.)
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