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Record 18701

Reading Experience:

'I have at length had an opportunity to read "The Farm Servant". At first I thought it wasn?t going to be anything very particular, but it began to hold me soon afterwards.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 27 Nov 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: E.H. Anstruther
Title: The Farm Servant
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1916
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18701  
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: 20
  Additional comments: In a letter from Arnold Bennett to J.C. Squire, dated 27 Nov 1916, from Comarques.

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931 (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), III, p. 20,, accessed: 09 June 2023

Additional comments:



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