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BUDDY READS: ARCHIVED > A Thousand Nights by E. K. Johnston → Start Date: February 26th, 2016

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Clementine | 901 comments Feel free to join Trisha and me! :)


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Trisha | 31442 comments Yay! Thanks! so glad to finally get to this one!


Clementine | 901 comments Chapter 3: (view spoiler)


Clementine | 901 comments ii: (view spoiler)


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Trisha | 31442 comments oh, okay :)
I'll start soon


Clementine | 901 comments Hehehe :P I had some time


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Trisha | 31442 comments awe, isn't that nice when you suddenly have some free time to read you didn't think you'd have?

how is it?? You liking it?


Clementine | 901 comments Yes! The narrative style reminds me of the original tale. :)


Clementine | 901 comments Chapter 6: (view spoiler)

Chapter 9: (view spoiler)


Clementine | 901 comments Chapter 15: (view spoiler)


Clementine | 901 comments Chapter 24: (view spoiler)


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Trisha | 31442 comments sorry for my delay, it's been a wild crazy weekend
I'm starting now :)


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Trisha | 31442 comments Clementine wrote: "Chapter 3: [spoilers removed]"

(view spoiler)


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Trisha | 31442 comments Clementine wrote: "ii: [spoilers removed]"

oooh(view spoiler)


Clementine | 901 comments Trisha wrote: "Clementine wrote: "ii: [spoilers removed]"

oooh[spoilers removed]"


I'm kinda bumped we never got a specific answer for that one. :/


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Trisha | 31442 comments Clementine wrote: "Chapter 6: [spoilers removed]

Chapter 9: [spoilers removed]"


Chapter 6 (view spoiler)
does all this(view spoiler)

chapter 9(view spoiler)


Clementine | 901 comments Trisha wrote: "Clementine wrote: "Chapter 6: [spoilers removed]

Chapter 9: [spoilers removed]"

Chapter 6 I agree and was confused by why they would make sure a baby wouldn't take....

I also thought her tales ..."


Yeah, it's only loosely based on the actual tale. I liked (view spoiler)

I guess my comment at chapter 9 was unfair since I was told this was pre-Islamic era. Yet, at the same time, (view spoiler)


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Trisha | 31442 comments The weirdness isn't too bad (view spoiler)

the veil(view spoiler)


Clementine | 901 comments Well, to be honest, this is why I thought this was Islamic era. I was so confused by the veil and the statues... (view spoiler)


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Trisha | 31442 comments 20 chapters

meh. this one is veering for me and, so far, I'm not loving it (darn it!)
I normally love this re-telling...

dark brain(view spoiler)

a thunderstorm is rolling through (it's currently rattling my windows) so I might lose internet/power. If I do, I'll try to post from my phone but I plan to finish this one up :)


Clementine | 901 comments Sorry it's not doing it for you, Trisha! :/

What I loved about that scene is (view spoiler)


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Trisha | 31442 comments Clementine wrote: "Sorry it's not doing it for you, Trisha! :/

What I loved about that scene is [spoilers removed]"


HA! That's true(view spoiler)

I'm done(view spoiler)


Clementine | 901 comments Well, you're right! Context does matter. I read this after a few contemporary books that made me feel nothing. There was so much more spark to this than to what I read previously. :P Hopefully, our next read will be better. :)


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