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Record Number: 13589


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'We had a few business connections with Prague in pre-war days, and our customers' knowledge of English always impressed rue, and within the last year I have read three books concenring Czechoslovakia, the most enlightening one being a fictional one "To sing with the Angels". I should say that the Czechs are one of the most progressive European people, and that after the war they will probably be the most powerful people in Central Europe. It is only to be hoped that their most useful people are not just liquidated by the Nazis.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Feb 1943 and 28 Feb 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:

unknown

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:

unknown

Title:

To sing with the Angels

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13589

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

File Report 1661, Date April 1943, Title FEELINGS ABOUT CZECHS, p. 6, 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 1661, Date April 1943, Title FEELINGS ABOUT CZECHS, p. 6, 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=13589, accessed: 20 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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