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Record 26745

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Transcript of interview: 'There’s a bit in my diary about Forever Amber which was notorious. My mother surprisingly read it first and let me read it. But my great friend Jean’s mother dropped it in the incinerator. Anyway, we all read Forever Amber which circulated round.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1938 and 31 Dec 1945
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:Hilary Spalding
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 4 Sep 1927
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: child
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Kathleen Windsor
Title: Forever Amber
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
borrowed from a friend

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26745  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Transcript of interview with Mrs Hilary Adams, aged 81 (2008) carried out by RED research fellow. For further information and permission to quote this material, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php),

Citation: Transcript of interview with Mrs Hilary Adams, aged 81 (2008) carried out by RED research fellow. For further information and permission to quote this material, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26745, accessed: 17 November 2019

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