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Record 17079

Reading Experience:

'We are reading "The Prisoner of Zenda" in sewing lessons. It is very exciting, and I love it.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 3 Oct 1940
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: other location: sewing classroom
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:Hilary Spalding
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 3 Sep 1927
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: schoolchild
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Other pupils, sewing mistress
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Antony Hope
Title: The Prizoner of Zenda
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 17079  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Hilary Spalding
  Title: MS Diary 1940
  Location: private collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: Hilary Spalding, MS Diary 1940 private collection, p. n/a, p. n/a,, accessed: 28 May 2024

Additional comments:



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