MAY group read: AGNES GREY - General Thread

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MAY group read: AGNES GREY - General Thread

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apr 30, 2011, 4:02 pm

Here's a general thread we can use for our group read of Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte. I received my copy as a Christmas gift, so I'm looking forward to starting it.

apr 30, 2011, 5:05 pm

I downloaded the Project Gutenberg version for my ereader. I'm looking forward to it, too. It will fill in a gap in my reading. I've read books by both of her sisters, but none by her.

apr 30, 2011, 7:49 pm

I've gotten my copy down off of the shelf and am ready to go.

apr 30, 2011, 8:15 pm

I'm in also.

maj 1, 2011, 9:48 am

I'm picking up my copy from the library tomorrow.

maj 1, 2011, 9:46 pm

I'm planning to join in on this as well. I have Agnes Grey on my kindle. cbl_tn, I've also read books by the other Brontes, but nothing by Anne Bronte yet. Looking forward to it!

maj 2, 2011, 1:06 pm

Didn't make it to the library today as planned. I'll get my copy sometime next week.

maj 2, 2011, 4:20 pm

I am hoping to join in, too. I will be out of town for lots of May, so I might get a late start.

maj 3, 2011, 4:04 pm

I have my copy and am ready to start in the next couple of days.

maj 4, 2011, 11:00 am

Just found this thread - I've never read anything by any of the Bronte's but this caught my eye this morning. I've ordered it from the library and it will be here in a couple of days. What is the protocol here? A certain portion of the book completed by a certain date to be discussed as a group, or just comments as we go on our own pace?

I've been reading a lot of testosterone-infused thrillers lately, so I'm ready for something gentler. Looking forward to this one.

maj 4, 2011, 1:27 pm

Could we have a thread for the first half, say, through chapter 11 The Cottages, and another for those who have finished? It's a shortish book and I'm finding it a quick, engrossing read, so I don't think we need to break it down any further.

If no one objects, I'll set up the threads later today.

maj 4, 2011, 4:03 pm

That sounds like a great idea.

maj 4, 2011, 4:25 pm

A thread for the first half and a thread for the completion sounds good to me. I've finished, as it really was a quick read.

maj 5, 2011, 8:07 am

I'm about halfway through.

maj 5, 2011, 7:47 pm

Just started, I'm about 7 chapters in now. It's going well so far.

maj 10, 2011, 9:25 pm

I'm in, I've been wanting to read some titles by the Bronte sisters, so I thought perfect time to start.

maj 16, 2011, 6:25 am

Starting late, but its better than not starting at all... :)

maj 16, 2011, 7:28 am

I think that most of us are still following the thread.

maj 19, 2011, 5:33 am

*waves* I am too, I am enjoying reading everyone's comments.

jun 12, 2011, 11:31 pm

So, this group read is long finished, but I thought some of you would get a kick out of this:

jun 13, 2011, 5:58 am

This is brilliant! Thanks for the link. I did like the Prince Albert / Queen Victoria one. Very funny.