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Record 25583

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I am reading with intense interest the government blue book of documents prior to the outbreak of war on September 3rd, 1939 - four years ago. And the most pessimistic prognostications as to the world scope of the war and the wholesale destruction have been fulfilled. But it is strongly heartening to read this book.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 3 Sep 1943
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: [n/a]
Title: Government Blue Books
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25583  
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: 246
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Tom Kitching, Life and Death in Changi (Perth, 1998), p. 246, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25583, accessed: 18 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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