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Record 6647

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Am reading "The house in Dormer Forest" by Mary Webb; it has such a lovely cover that I must try and get it, but I think it's the only one of Mary W's books I'll like, as I tried "Precious Bane" and hated it after the 2nd page.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 4 Sep 1927 and 28 Nov 1943
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: daughter of manufacturer; later schoolmistress and Head of English
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: Mrs Hilary Adams after marriage

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Mary Webb
Title: Precious Bane
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (institution library)
school library

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6647  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Hilary Spalding
  Title: MS Diary 1943
  Location: private collection of Mrs Hilary Adams
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: Hilary Spalding, MS Diary 1943 private collection of Mrs Hilary Adams, p. n/a, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6647, accessed: 14 November 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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