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Record 14706

Reading Experience:

'I got your book & letter this morning, & another letter on Friday. To my regret I have already swallowed the book, & as we go to Switzerland tomorrow . . . I write at once. I think the book in the main wonderful, & I read it greedily.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 13 Dec 1908
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Villa des N?fliers
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/journalist/reviewer
Religion: Christian
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: Frank Harris
Title: Unpath'd Waters
Genre: Fiction, Essays / Criticism, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 14706  
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: 242
  Additional comments: In a letter from Bennett to Frank Harris, dated 13 Dec 1908, with address from next day - Hotel Belv?dere, Mont P?lerin, Sur Vevey, Switzerland

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 242,, accessed: 09 June 2023

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