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Record 30190

Reading Experience:

'Another sharp frost and thick fog this morning. Reading Curzon's Monasteries in the Lavant which Meiklejohn sent me at Christmas. More amusing than Eothen, but Doughty's Arabia Deserta spoils one for every other book of that sort.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 27 Dec 1916
Country: France
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:Siegfried Sassoon
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 8 Sep 1886
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Curzon
Title: Visits to Monasteries in the Lavant
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 30190  
Source - Print  
  Author: Siegfried Sassoon
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Siegfried Sassoon Diaries 1915 - 1918
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1983
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 109
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Siegfried Sassoon, Siegfried Sassoon Diaries 1915 - 1918 (London, 1983), p. 109,, accessed: 19 November 2019

Additional comments:



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