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Date: Aug 19 6:46 AM, 2012
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Hahahahaa!! Me too! Or is that my bias coming out? ;)

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Date: Aug 18 10:58 PM, 2012
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One of my favourite lines in Poldark is by Nicholas Warleggen who wishes it was Elizabeth who fell down the mine instead of Francis, i dont know why but this makes me laugh so much!



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Date: Aug 18 8:54 AM, 2012
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There were two or three 'insulting' passages which follow in the same section - hilarious! It reminds me of that Fawlty Towers episode where Basil is extremely rude to the demanding guest who is hard of hearing....

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Date: Aug 17 4:27 PM, 2012
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Me too I'd forgotten that ! biggrin I wonder how that would come across in audiobooks ?



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Date: Aug 17 8:12 AM, 2012
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I'm currently reading Warleggan again, and once again loved the scene where George insults Aunt Agatha knowing full well that she can't hear him - do you remember it? Classic wonderful WG writing - what a sense of humour he had. I know George is so nasty but I can't help laughing every time I read it!

Excerpt:

"Why, if it isn't George Warleggan, or I'm a dunce! Don't mumble now! People will mumble. Tis years since you put foot inside our place, i'll swear. Getting too grand for us, are you?"

George smiled and bowed over the withered hand. "I salute you, old hag. The worms must be tired of waiting. It's not seemly when people rot while they're still above ground."

 



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