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Record 18027

Reading Experience:

27 January 1918: 'Desmond has read some of the Newcomes lately: finds no depth, but a charming rippling conventional picturesqueness.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1918 and 27 Jan 1918
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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:Desmond MacCarthy
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1877
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unknown
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: William Makepeace Thackeray
Title: Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: First published in serial, 1854-55
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18027  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia Woolf
  Editor: Anne Olivier Bell
  Title: The Diary of Virginia Woolf
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1977
  Vol: 1
  Page: 114-115
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1977), 1, p. 114-115,, accessed: 26 August 2019

Additional comments:



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