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Record Number: 11835


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I'm afraid I just pick any books. I go in for light reading mostly. I've get two detective books for light reading, one by Scott, and "Night club Murder" by Brandon, and then this ("Shabby summer," by Deeping) that's to spend Sunday afternoon with.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jun 1942 and 30 Jun 1942

Country:

England

Time

morning: Saturday

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:

anon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Walter Scott

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

11835

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

File Report 1332, July 1942, BOOKS AND THE PUBLIC, p. 70c, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk ,

Citation:

File Report 1332, July 1942, BOOKS AND THE PUBLIC, p. 70c, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk , http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11835, accessed: 01 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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