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Record 25278

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'From Axel Munthe's "San Michele": "Imprisoned monkeys, so long as they are in company, live on the whole a supportable life. They are so busy finding out all that is going on inside and outside their cage, so full of intrigue and gossip, that they hardly have time to be unhappy".'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 22 Jul 1942
Country: Malaysia
Time: n/a
Place: city: Singapore
specific address: Changi
other location: prisoner of war camp
   
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:Thomas Kitching
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1 Mar 1890
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Chief surveyor in Colonial Service
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Malaysia
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Axel Munthe
Title: San Michele
Genre: Social Science
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25278  
Source - Print  
  Author: Tom Kitching
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Life and Death in Changi
  Place of Publication: Perth
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 126
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Tom Kitching, Life and Death in Changi (Perth, 1998), p. 126, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25278, accessed: 20 August 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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