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Record Number: 12508


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'8th January 1929 ?Beyond? is a charming book. Sad both in its story and in the writer?s outlook, it is yet most delightful reading, and a most beautiful argument. It is a story of love and marriage, that has but few bright spots in the actual events of the narrative, and yet would make anyone long to love in the heroic, ?int?grale? manner of its heroine. To be either the subject or the object of such a passion would make a full life, with reference to the years of its duration.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

8 Jan 1929

Country:

France

Time

evening

Place:

city: Paris

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:

Gerald Moore

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

16 Jun 1903

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Coffee then Cocoa broker, working for Unilever - United Africa Company

Religion:

none

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Galsworthy

Title:

Beyond

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12508

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Gerald Moore

Title:

MS Diary 1929

Location:

Private Collection

Call No:

MS Diary 1929

Page/Folio:

n/a

Citation:

Gerald Moore, MS Diary 1929 Private Collection, p. MS Diary 1929, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12508, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

This material Copyright Andrew Neill Vanson Moore, and Shirley Frances Gould-Smith.

   
   
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