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Record 18682

Reading Experience:

'Many thanks for the inscribed D.F. ['The Dark Forest'] Overwork has delayed me much with it. I thought the opening rather vague and lacking in direction ? due no doubt to "recency" (a new word) of the impressions. However the book gathers force. By the time it finishes it is the best book of yours since Mr P & Mr. T.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 5 Feb 1916
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Thorpe-le-Soken
county: Essex
specific address: Comarques
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Hugh Walpole
Title: The Dark Forest
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: February 1916
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 18682  
Source - Print  
  Author: Arnold Bennett
  Editor: James Hepburn
  Title: Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931
  Place of Publication: London: Oxford University Press
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: III
  Page: 3
  Additional comments: In a letter from Arnold Bennett to Hugh Walpole, dated 5th Feby 1916.

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931 (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), III, p. 3,, accessed: 24 June 2024

Additional comments:



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