The Japanese Book Club’s thread to discuss Autumn Prison is finally here!
Now that it is Oct 22 we can begin reading and soon discuss the first bit of the book.
The reading schedule is currently* as follows:
|Week #||Dates||Chapter #||Kindle Location||# Pages|
|2||Oct 29-04||2, 3||156-293||13|
|3||Nov 05-11||4, 5||294-461||15|
|5||Nov 19-25||7, 8, 9||579-719||13|
|1||Nov 26-Dec 02||1, 2, 3||721-891||15|
|2||Dec 03-09||4, 5, 6||892-1026||13|
|3||Dec 10-16||7, 8||1027-1130||10|
|1||Jan 07-13||1, 2||1384-1536||15|
|2||Jan 14-20||3, 4||1537-1661||12|
|3||Jan 21-27||5, 6||1662-1797||13|
|4||Jan 28-Feb 03||7, 8||1798-1890||9|
|5||Feb 04-11||9, 10, 11||1891-2027||13|
|6||Feb 12-18||12, 13||2028-2131||10|
In addition to the regular discussion and grammar questions that will naturally ensue, we’re also trying something new with rotating discussion leaders each week!
- LucasDesu (if available)
秋の牢獄 Autumn Prison
藍 (あい) - the Narrator - We see the story through her eyes, a 2nd year university student.
由利江 (ゆりえ) Ai’s friend at university
隆一 (りゅういち) The first other ‘replayer’ Ai meets. Similar age to Ai
犬飼さん（いぬかいさん）A friend of 隆一’s (another replayer)
笹塚さん（ささづかさん）Another replayer. Middle aged lady
長老（ちょうろう）A senior figure among the replayers
北風伯爵（きたかぜはくしゃく）A mysterious white-clad figure feared by the replayers
佐々木さん (ささきさん) Another replayer. Round faced and seems to have a good character (that’s at least his description)
杉田さん (すぎたさん) Another replayer. Thinks very highly of himself and makes up lies about how great he is
久美ちゃん (くみちゃん) Replayer girl. 14 years old.
コクラさん Replayer and late addition to the team after the meeting.
Memrise Course (mostly Kanji) by Polv
(I will better edit the thread tomorrow on my computer.)