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Record 13019

Reading Experience:

'For a long time I have been intending to write to you, & express my appreciation of your work, & also to ask what is your connection with Burslem & the potteries, Burslem ( where I come from) is mentioned at the beginning of 'The Time Machine', & one of your short stories runs over the entire pottery district? I forget the title of it .' I enclose my review of your last book.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1895 and 30 Sep 1897
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:Arnold Bennett
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 27 May 1867
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer/editor/reviewer
Religion: Christian
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: H.G. Wells
Title: The Time Machine
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1895
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 13019  
Source - Print  
  Author: Arnold Bennett
  Editor: James Hepburn
  Title: Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915
  Place of Publication: London: Oxford University Press
  Date of Publication: 1968
  Vol: II
  Page: 88
  Additional comments: Letter from AB to H.G. Wells, dated 30 Sept 97, from 6 Victoria Grove.

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 88,, accessed: 27 May 2024

Additional comments:



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