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Record 28829

Reading Experience:

'Thank you very much for Mr Holliday's book, which has certainly got a lot of good things in it and which I enjoyed greatly.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 1920
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bishopsbourne
county: Kent
specific address: Oswalds
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:Joseph Conrad
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 3 Dec 1857
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Master mariner and author
Religion: originally Polish Catholic, by now agnostic/atheist
Country of origin: Poland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Cortes Holliday
Title: n/a
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: New York: (probably) George H. Doran
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 28829  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Conrad
  Editor: Laurence Davies and J. H. Stape
  Title: The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 7, 1920-1922
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 2005
  Vol: 7
  Page: 218
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to G.C. Frisbee, dated 13 December 1920, Oswalds.

Citation: Joseph Conrad, Laurence Davies and J. H. Stape (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 7, 1920-1922 (Cambridge, 2005), 7, p. 218,, accessed: 26 May 2020

Additional comments:

fn.2 p.218 of source text suggests that the book was either "Walking-stick Papers"(1918), "Broome Street Straws" (1919), "Peeps at People"(1919) or "Men and Boks and Cities"(1920).



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