The Peg-leg and the Parrot: ATU's literary game

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Post  Guest on Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:24 am


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Post  Guest on Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:27 am

blue moon wrote:...and another novel. This is one of a popular series of books...




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Post  eddie on Mon Jul 18, 2011 2:42 am

scratch Clue?

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Post  Guest on Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:44 am

...it's one of a five-part trilogy Very Happy

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Post  eddie on Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:08 pm

Ah! You refer, of course, to "So Long and Thanks for All the Fish", one volume of Douglas Adams' "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy" quintet.




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Post  Guest on Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:14 pm

eddie wrote:Ah! You refer, of course, to "So Long and Thanks for All the Fish".
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Post  Guest on Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:18 pm

eddie wrote:

...is it a novel?

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Post  eddie on Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:23 pm

Yes, a novel: the first of a popular series.

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Post  eddie on Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:41 pm

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Post  Guest on Tue Jul 19, 2011 9:15 pm


...a novel...


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Post  Constance on Tue Jul 19, 2011 10:40 pm

George Orwell's Down and Out in Paris and London.

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Post  Guest on Tue Jul 19, 2011 10:51 pm

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Post  eddie on Tue Jul 19, 2011 10:57 pm



1. Large magma chamber
2. Bedrock
3. Conduit (pipe)
4. Base
5. Sill
6. Dike
7. Layers of ash
8. Flank
9. Layers of lava
10. Throat
11. Parasitic cone
12. Lava flow
13. Vent
14. Crater
15. Ash cloud

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Post  Guest on Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:01 pm


...Malcolm Lowry's "Under the Volcano" ?

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Post  eddie on Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:02 pm


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Post  eddie on Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:03 pm

blue moon wrote:
...Malcolm Lowry's "Under the Volcano" ?

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Post  Guest on Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:13 pm



..."A Patch of Blue" by Elizabeth Cata (or a name like that)?

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Post  eddie on Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:16 pm

blue moon wrote:

..."A Patch of Blue" by Elizabeth Cata (or a name like that)?

'Fraid not. Novel. See above.

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Post  Guest on Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:48 pm


"Fade to White" (by the authoress who wrote "Push" on which the movie "Precious" was based?

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Post  eddie on Wed Jul 20, 2011 12:11 am

Sorry, but no.

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Post  Guest on Wed Jul 20, 2011 12:16 am


...Fade to Blue by Sean Beaudoin...am I even close?

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Post  eddie on Wed Jul 20, 2011 12:18 am

It's much easier than you think. Right-click and simplify. The author himself cut the title of the work down from two words to just one.

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Post  Guest on Wed Jul 20, 2011 12:24 am


...oh dear...now I don't know if you're being helpful or patronising...

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Post  eddie on Wed Jul 20, 2011 12:28 am

Helpful is my middle name. Very Happy

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