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Record 12335

Reading Experience:

'Wednesday, 24th March, Today would have been deadly dull but for the Lincoln. Queer how so many of us get caught up in these periodical excitements. I neither know anything or care anything about horse-racing, yet I was looking for a news-boy to know the winner within five minutes of it?s being run. Power of the Press. ?King of Clubs? 100 ? 1, with Donoghue ???? Preparing this evening for Club annual meeting. Read ? ?Almayer?s Folly? (J. Conrad) - Smith?s book. A dismal soul ? Conrad.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 24 Mar 1926
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Liverpool
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Gerald Moore
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 16 Jun 1903
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Coffee then Cocoa broker, working for Unilever - United Africa Company
Religion: none
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Joseph Conrad
Title: Almayer's Folly
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12335  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Gerald Moore
  Title: MS Diary 1926
  Location: Private Collection
  Call no: MS Diary 1926
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: Gerald Moore, MS Diary 1926 Private Collection, p. MS Diary 1926, p. n/a,, accessed: 22 October 2019

Additional comments:

This material Copyright Andrew Neill Vanson Moore, and Shirley Frances Gould-Smith.



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