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Record 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, workmates)
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/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11835, accessed: 03 February 2023

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