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Record Number: 26735


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Transcript of interview: 'My father introduced me to the Forsyte Saga and I read all of that. Hunting Tower was the first John Buchan I read. John Dickson Carr – I loved his books.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 4 Sep 1938 and 31 Dec 1945

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:

child

Religion:

Church of England

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:

John Galsworthy

Title:

Forsyte Saga

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

26735

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Transcript of interview with Mrs Hilary Adams, aged 81 (2008) carried out by RED research fellow. For further information and permission to quote this material, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php),

Citation:

Transcript of interview with Mrs Hilary Adams, aged 81 (2008) carried out by RED research fellow. For further information and permission to quote this material, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26735, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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