Reading Experience Database
1450-1945

Basic Search

Advanced Search

Record 18279

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I lay in my sleeping bag reading Mr.Richard Aldington's cynical book "Death of a Hero". it is an admirable work but I would have preferred Mr. P.G.Wodehouse on this occasion.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 23 Jul 1937 and 1 Aug 1937
Country: India
Time: daytime
Place: other location: tent in camp at alt.15,500ft. Garwhal Himalaya
   
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:Frank Smythe
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 6 Jul 1900
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: mountaineer,writer, photographer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: India
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Richard Aldington
Title: Death of a Hero
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 18279  
Source - Print  
  Author: Frank Smythe
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Valley of the Flowers : in The Six Alpine/Himalayan Climbing Books
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 2000 (1938)
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 749
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Frank Smythe, The Valley of the Flowers : in The Six Alpine/Himalayan Climbing Books (London, 2000 (1938)), p. 749, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=18279, accessed: 24 April 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

Reading Experience Database version 2.0.  Page updated: 27th Apr 2016  3:15pm (GMT)