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Record 12405

Reading Experience:

'Thursday 30th September ?Ivanhoe? (Walter Scott) Late work still the order of the ? night. All is still confusion and chaos. My life at present is a tale of mugging away at my desk. I read a book on my way down town. Have a little brisk conversation with Smith in the luncheon hour ? if he is in town, or a walk round the book shops if he is not. Another little talk with Pat over our evening coffee. A few laughs during the day at Blowers? profanity or Lauson?s buffoonery. Then home to a meal, a short read, a little writing and bed. I seldom see the children except on Sundays.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 30 Sep 1926
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Liverpool
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Walter Scott
Title: Ivanhoe
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: The Everyman edition
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 12405  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Gerald Moore
  Title: MS Diary 1926
  Location: Private Collection
  Call no: MS Diary 1926
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: Gerald Moore, MS Diary 1926 Private Collection, p. MS Diary 1926, p. n/a,, accessed: 03 February 2023

Additional comments:

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



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