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Record 19958

Reading Experience:

'I went yesterday to Montreux and then changed and went in a funny funicular to a place called Gstaadt where we arrived at 7.30. I read Byron all the time.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 1 Jan 1923
Country: Switzerland
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:Harold Nicolson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 21 Nov 1886
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Diplomat
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Switzerland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: George Gordon, Lord Byron
Title: unknown
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19958  
Source - Print  
  Author: Harold Nicolson
  Editor: Nigel Nicolson
  Title: Vita and Harold
  Place of Publication: Great Britain
  Date of Publication: 1992
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 117
  Additional comments: Quotation taken from a letter dated 2 January 1923 written by Harold Nicolson to Vita Sackville-West.

Citation: Harold Nicolson, Nigel Nicolson (ed.), Vita and Harold (Great Britain, 1992), p. 117,, accessed: 28 November 2023

Additional comments:

The editor has added in a footnote that Harold had started researching for his book "Byron: The Last Journey".



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