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Record 12487

Reading Experience:

'19th September 1928 (Wednesday) I have got nearly all my books home from the office now. It is a lengthy job, bringing them in two?s and threes, but I have had enough of lugging suitcases full of books. Nothing in the papers today except ?last words? on the ?6? power conference. ?Le Crime et le Chatiment? - (Dostoivesky); translated Victor D?r?ly'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 19 Sep 1928
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Paris
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: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Title: Crime and Punishment
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Read in the French translation by Victor D?r?ly
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12487  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Gerald Moore
  Title: MS Diary 1928
  Location: Private Collection
  Call no: MS Diary 1928
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: Gerald Moore, MS Diary 1928 Private Collection, p. MS Diary 1928, p. n/a,, accessed: 30 May 2023

Additional comments:

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



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