bookclub lovers and thank you Admin!
bookclub lovers and thank you Admin! (By Rashdah) (Thanked: 3 times)
Hi guys you might have heard talks about a bookclub on this website, basically because there are so many people who like books here and so many people who love to discuss things, I thought It might be a good idea to start a bookclub, we would start with classics but depending on the number of people getting involved we could vote on which book should be read.
as everyone has time constraints, I will most likely choose a book for the month which we can discuss at the end of the month or if you guys have suggestions please leave them here.
I think I am the only one that has permission to start this club, and If I am wrong Admin please do correct me.
if you guys are interested please let me know and if you have any ideas also let me know.
finally a big thank you to Admin who listens to everything we say and tries to fulfil out every command. Sorry if we tend to annoy you at times, but we do appreciate your hardwork and we do try and adhere to your rules. a big thank you from your viewers once again,.
book clib lovers (By Khushifan) (Thanked: 2 times)
Well, I have a Suggestion here. You choose a book in the beginning of the month. Narrate the story... or views ... or articles in it... then may be put your views and then make it open to public to contribute or discuss.
Those who are interested in the contents and have not read it before will find out and read it in a month.. those who have already read it will continue the discussion.
book lovers pride and prejudice is the title (By Rashdah) (Thanked: 2 times)
here is a quick synopsis for your interests to be stirred.
Charles Bingley moves into a nearby village
Bennets have five unmarried daughters. and Mrs Bennet wants to see them all married. The Bingleys invite the Bennets to a ball. Charles Bingley is attracted to Jane and spends time with her.
Mr Darcy (the hero) refuses to dance witht he heroine (Elizabeth) so he is seen as being obnoxious and arrogant. However over many social functions he becomes attracted to Elizabeth's charm and intelligence.
Jane's friendship with Mr. Bingley also continues to develop, and Jane pays a visit to the Bingley mansion. On her journey to the house she is caught in a downpour and catches ill, forcing her to stay at Netherfield for several days. In order to tend to Jane, Elizabeth hikes through muddy fields and arrives with a spattered dress, much to the disdain of the snobbish Miss Bingley, Charles Bingley's sister. Miss Bingley's spite only increases when she notices that Darcy, whom she is pursuing, pays quite a bit of attention to Elizabeth.
When Elizabeth and Jane return home, they find Mr. Collins visiting their household. Mr. Collins stands to inherit Mr. Bennet's property, which has been "entailed," meaning that it can only be passed down to male heirs. He is a bit of a pompous fool. he makes a proposal of marriage to Elizabeth. She turns him down, wounding his pride. Meanwhile, the Bennet girls have become friendly with militia officers stationed in a nearby town. Among them is Wickham, a handsome young soldier who is friendly toward Elizabeth and tells her how Darcy cruelly cheated him out of an inheritance.
At the beginning of winter, the Bingleys and Darcy leave Netherfield and return to London, much to Jane's dismay. A further shock arrives with the news that Mr. Collins has become engaged to Charlotte Lucas, Elizabeth's best friend and the poor daughter of a local knight. Charlotte explains to Elizabeth that she is getting older and needs the match for financial reasons. Charlotte and Mr. Collins get married and Elizabeth promises to visit them at their new home. As winter progresses, Jane visits the city to see friends (hoping also that she might see Mr. Bingley). However, Miss Bingley visits her and behaves rudely, while Mr. Bingley fails to visit her at all. The marriage prospects for the Bennet girls appear bleak.
Darcy visits his aunt Lady Catherine and encounters Elizabeth, whose presence leads him to make a number of visits to the Collins's home, where she is staying. One day, he makes a shocking proposal of marriage, which Elizabeth quickly refuses. She tells Darcy that she considers him arrogant and unpleasant, then scolds him for steering Bingley away from Jane and disinheriting Wickham. Darcy leaves her but shortly thereafter delivers a letter to her. In this letter, he admits that he urged Bingley to distance himself from Jane, but claims he did so only because he thought their romance was not serious. As for Wickham, he informs Elizabeth that the young officer is a liar and that the real cause of their disagreement was Wickham's attempt to elope with his young sister, Georgiana Darcy.
This letter causes Elizabeth to reevaluate her feelings about Darcy. She returns home and acts coldly toward Wickham. The militia is leaving town, which makes the younger, rather man-crazy Bennet girls distraught., Elizabeth goes on another journey, this time with the Gardiners, who are relatives of the Bennets. The trip takes her t near, Darcy's estate. She visits after making sure that Darcy is away, and delights in the building and grounds, while hearing from Darcy's servants that he is a wonderful, generous person. Suddenly, Darcy arrives and behaves cordially toward her. He makes no mention of his proposal.
Elizabeths sister runs off with wickham, the Benents become worried about the shame this would cause, wickham agrees to marry her sister if he gets regular income, which hed oes, later it is found out that it is Darcy that paid him the money to marry Elizabeths sister.
Bingley returns and resumes his courtship of Jane. Darcy goes to stay with him and pays visits to the Bennets but makes no mention of his desire to marry Elizabeth. Bingley, on the other hand, presses his suit and proposes to Jane, to the delight of everyone but Bingley's sister. While the family celebrates, Lady Catherine visits. She corners Elizabeth and says that she has heard that Darcy, her nephew, is planning to marry her. Since she considers a Bennet an unsuitable match for a Darcy, Lady Catherine demands that Elizabeth promise to refuse him. Elizabeth spiritedly refuses, saying she is not engaged to Darcy, but she will not promise anything against her own happiness. A little later, Elizabeth and Darcy go out walking together and he tells her that his feelings have not altered since the spring. She tenderly accepts his proposal, and both Jane and Elizabeth are married.
Bookclub, courtesy Myeduniya (By Observer) (Thanked: 1 times)
WOW..WOW...WOW... you are too good! Talk about action! Loved it.
The synopsis was great, took me on a tour of the book and yes, Pride and Prejudice is a lovely book to start with, Long Live Jane Austen!
I have a suggestion and please see if it makes any sense :
1. We fix a date for starting the study of a chapter, chapter by chapter in ascending order.
2. We fix a date for completion of that chapter.
3. Then we fix a date and time for a discussion, this can be done nearer to the date of completion, so that everybody has a good idea about their agenda for the next couple of days.
4. At the appointed time on the appointed date, you open a Myview and we all meet on that page and share thoughts, feelings, in one word, CRITICAL APPRECIATION of only that chapter.
5. That way, we get to develop day by day and on the completion of the final chapter, we have a complete view of the book and we will be astonished to see how we got there.
6. We can then get the Admin to put all our Myviews together to make a comprehensive Myview of Pride and Prejudice, which we can store away somewhere as a memento.
What do you think? Just a suggestion, friends?
Lots of love and way to go!!