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Record 12863

Reading Experience:

'I have finished "A Winter in Town", and think that if it was written in two volumes instead of three it would be a very good Novel - Some of the characters such as the Duchess of Devonshire, Duchess of Girdon, and Sir Walter Farquhar are admirably delineated in it'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 15 Apr 1806
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:Eugenia Wynne
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1780
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Catholic
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: Thomas Skinner Surr
Title: A Winter in London, or Sketches of Fashion
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12863  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Anne Fremantle
  Title: The Wynne Diaries
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1940
  Vol: III
  Page: 253
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1940), III, p. 253,, accessed: 16 April 2024

Additional comments:

book was not actually 'A Winter inTown' but 'A Winter in London'



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