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Record 8873

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Kipling had now been supplemented with Henty, Ballantyne, Rider Haggard and John Buchan, all with their own tales of imperial derring-do to tell theimpressionable young colonial'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: From: 1 Jan 1919
Country: India
Time: n/a
Place: city: Darjeeling
specific address: Jesuit College of St Joseph at North Point
   
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:Lawrence Durrell
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 27 Feb 1912
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: later writer; engineer's son
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: Britain / India (Parents English and Irish but Indian born)
Country of experience: India
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Henry Rider Haggard
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8873  
Source - Print  
  Author: Gordon Bowker
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Through the Dark Labyrinth: A Biography of Lawrence Durrell
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1996
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 12
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Gordon Bowker, Through the Dark Labyrinth: A Biography of Lawrence Durrell (London, 1996), p. 12, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8873, accessed: 06 December 2019

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