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Record 18772

Reading Experience:

'The only above-board children's stories for grown-ups, she thought, were detective stories, and those she read for pure pleasure all her life'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 7 Jun 1906 and 22 Feb 1973
Country: Ireland and England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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:Elizabeth Bowen
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth 7 Jun 1899
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Anglican
Country of experience: Ireland and England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [detective stories]
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18772  
Source - Print  
  Author: Victoria Glendinning
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Elizabeth Bowen: Portrait of a Writer
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1977
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 32-3
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Victoria Glendinning, Elizabeth Bowen: Portrait of a Writer (London, 1977), p. 32-3,, accessed: 04 March 2024

Additional comments:



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