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Well? Where are you?

30 Jul

How is your reading of Crime and Punishment coming?
Have you adjusted to the Russian names?
Has “Rask” committed a crime?

I, Christine, braved a little reading in the car, and now I’m at chapter 3 of Part II.  Dedicated reader that I am (more like–afraid I’m terribly behind), I risked motion-sickness for Dostoyevsky.

It’s time for roll-call, so shout out your place in the comments.

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Posted by on July 30, 2012 in Crime and Punishment

 

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10 responses to “Well? Where are you?

  1. Jeannette

    July 30, 2012 at 9:17 am

    Starting Chapter 3 of Part III.

     
    • Christine

      August 2, 2012 at 8:15 pm

      Whah! It’s now Thursday and if I read really quickly tonight, I might make it to part III.

       
  2. Christina Joy

    July 30, 2012 at 11:03 am

    Crazy, I’m at exactly the same place as Jeannette, just starting Part Three Chapter 3.

     
    • Christine

      August 2, 2012 at 8:15 pm

      How did I miss out on this crazy in sync stuff?

       
  3. Adriana @ Classical Quest

    July 31, 2012 at 8:59 am

    Ladies, I…I’m just going to come right out with it: I’m nearing the end of Part One.

    I lost a whole week while tent camping with our five children. I planned to read a chapter a day and in instead spent nearly every moment procuring food, water, dry shelter, and dry clothes; protecting my kids from sun, mosquitoes, and snakes; protecting our food from raccoons the size of sheep; protecting my bed from dirty feet; engaging in enriching outdoor activities such as swimming, hiking, and volcano-making; taking pictures; nursing the baby in front of a box-fan (and repenting with all my heart for any condescending thoughts I’ve ever had about tribal women along the Equator who wear no clothes); wiping down public toilet seats with Clorox wipes; attempting to procure a shower and a hot cup of coffee for myself; and trying my VERY best to emanate EXTREME joy!

    That’s my excuse, but I’m working very hard now to catch up!

     
    • Christina Joy

      August 2, 2012 at 4:53 pm

      Best. Excuse. Ever.

       
    • Christine

      August 2, 2012 at 8:17 pm

      You didn’t lose a week–you made delightful memories! And may I say how brave you are to camp with an infant. Before children we were rustic campers, but I refused to tent camp until our youngest was able to walk. So this is me cheering for you!

       
  4. Stacy

    August 1, 2012 at 9:57 pm

    I’m in chapter 5 of part III.

     
    • Christine

      August 2, 2012 at 8:18 pm

      You win the speedy reader of the week award!

       
  5. Adriana @ Classical Quest

    August 3, 2012 at 12:50 pm

    You are all very gracious and forgiving. I am now in chapter II of Part Two. Today is “clarin up time” because I have 30 people coming to my house for a Bible study tonight! I’m ditching Audible (again). Although I really enjoyed reading along to a narrator who can pronounce the Russian names correctly, I can read much faster on my own.

    If any new CCOM followers are unfamiliar with the phrase “clarin’ up time” go here:

    https://classiccaseofmadness.wordpress.com/2012/05/20/ask-miss-ophelia/

     

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