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Record 13039

Reading Experience:

'I read 'A Year?s Exile' during the three hours? journey down here on Thursday afternoon, & have passed it on to Frank to review in Woman. As for me, I shall review it in Hearth & Home. I have now read it twice, and come to a definite conclusion about it.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 8 Apr 1898
Country: England
Time: afternoon: 'Thursday afternoon'
Place: other location: during the three hours' journey down here'i.e. in a train
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: George Sturt
Title: A Year's Exile
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1898
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 13039  
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: 109
  Additional comments: Letter from AB to George Sturt, dated 10 Apl 98, from 205 Waterloo Road, Burslem, Staffs.

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 109,, accessed: 21 February 2024

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