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Record 13044

Reading Experience:

'I am writing now because I must?to congratulate you on the short stories on the Pall Mall Magazine, which seem to improve as they go on , & which certainly strike me as being fine & in a very special sense original work. . . . Do you not consider yourself fortunate, this time, in your illustrator?'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jun 1899 and 24 Sep 1899
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
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: A Story of the Days to Come
Genre: Fiction, Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: 'Tales of Space and Time' ,1899
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 13044  
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: 124-5
  Additional comments: Letter from AB to H.G. Wells, dated 24 Sept 99, from 9, Fulham Park Gardens

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 124-5,, accessed: 20 June 2024

Additional comments:



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