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Re: Times Article

From: Brian Taves <btav~at~loc.gov>
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 20:22:01 -0400 (EDT)
To: Jules Verne Forum <jvf~at~Gilead.org.il>

Ian, Could you let us know when the new translation comes out?


By the way, great to meet you at the Mondial

Brian Taves
email: <btav~at~loc.gov>

On Mon, 18 Apr 2005, Ian Thompson wrote:

> Norm, The review referred to in The Times appeared in The Scotsman,
> Saturday 12 March. It was written by Jim Gilchrist, who seems to be
> quite well informed on Verne ( and is a keen bagpiper!). The book in
> question reviewed is The Underground City, a new translation of Les
> Indes Noires, to which I provided a Foreward and a map and gave a
> lecture at the Edinburgh launch. The Scotsman published a two page
> broadsheet review with photographs from which The Times extract is
> derived. Regards, Ian----- Original Message -----
> From: N Wolcott
> To: Jules Verne Forum
> Sent: Saturday, April 16, 2005 3:38 AM
> Subject: Times Article
> The London Times of March 26 contains an article on Verne. It says an (un-named) Scotch reviewer called "Underground City" Brigadoon with Davey lamps. Is this reviewer one of us? or is this another case of "English (or French) bards and Scotch Reviewers"
> N Wolcott nwolcott2~at~post.harvard.edu
Received on Tue 19 Apr 2005 - 03:22:06 IDT

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