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Andoh seems to have come up with the pronunciations and tunes in the UK Imperial Radch audiobooks on her own. The pronunciations used by American narrator Celeste Ciulla, however, are from Leckie herself. Ann Leckie talks about this on her blog, where she says that she was given the opportunity to choose Andoh out of a lineup for the UK audiobooks but wasn'...


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Taking your example of the Harry Potter audiobooks, I looked at the prices directly from the publisher, Bloomsbury Publishing. I compared the length of the paperbacks to the cost of the audiobooks, and it turned out that the trend was almost perfectly matching. If we take the length of the first book as 1, and the price also as 1, and measure relative to ...


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‘The Christmas Truce’ by Richmal Crompton, first published in William’s Happy Days (1930). It takes place at Christmas: ‘Him?’ he exploded fiercely when at last the power of speech returned to him. ‘Ask him to my Christmas party? I’d sooner not have a Christmas party at all than ask him to it. Him! Why I wun’t go to the King’s Christmas party, if he was ...


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I found it! Googling odysseus "plough the field" "sow the seed" gave me precisely two results: this question on Literature SE, and a Google Books version of the book Odysseus: the Greatest Hero of Them All by Tony Robinson and Richard Curtis. "Hallo sunshine," he beamed. "Say hello to your grandpa." "Grandfather!" said Odysseus in amazement. "I ...


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