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Record 20029

Reading Experience:

E. M. Forster to Malcolm Darling, 29 June 1910: 'I am reading Manucci's "Storia do Mogor" -- a most entertaining book [...] He is so amusing & vivid about the Indian character that I can't believe it's all lies, though it is said to be partly.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jun 1910 and 29 Jun 1910
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Dorking
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:Edward Morgan Forster
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1 Jan 1879
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
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: Niccolo Manucci
Title: Storia do Mogor; or Mogul India, 1653-1708
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Translated by William Irvine, 1906-1908
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 20029  
Source - Print  
  Author: E. M. Forster
  Editor: Mary Lago and P. N. Furbank
  Title: Selected Letters of E. M. Forster
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1983
  Vol: 1
  Page: 109
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: E. M. Forster, Mary Lago and P. N. Furbank (ed.), Selected Letters of E. M. Forster (London, 1983), 1, p. 109,, accessed: 05 June 2023

Additional comments:



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