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Record Number: 29886


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'C. [David Lloyd George] is in very good spirits after a week-end rest. Yesterday I went down to W.H. [Walton Heath] & spent the afternoon with him, & we had a jolly time. We have both been reading Wells' last book The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman and C. thinks it is his most brilliant work. Wells has modified his views considerably, though, since he wrote Anne Veronica!'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1909 and 30 Nov 1914

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

Frances Stevenson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

7 Oct 1888

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Private Secretary

Religion:

n/a

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:

Herbert George Wells

Title:

Anne Veronica

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

29886

Source:

Print

Author:

Frances Stevenson

Editor:

A. J. P. Taylor

Title:

Lloyd George: A Diary by Frances Stevenson

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1971

Vol:

n/a

Page:

13

Additional Comments:

Diary entry for 30 November 1914.

Citation:

Frances Stevenson, A. J. P. Taylor (ed.), Lloyd George: A Diary by Frances Stevenson (London, 1971), p. 13, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=29886, accessed: 18 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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