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Record 20059

Reading Experience:

E. M. Forster to Forrest Reid, 13 December 1912: 'I have read Following Darkness again, and am happier than I can tell you to be connected with it [as dedicatee]. Initials [in dedication] are of no importance -- it is the knowledge that I have helped in it. Besides, your books have a knack of opening in my hands when daily life has gone wrong [goes on to comment further on text]'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Nov 1912 and 13 Dec 1912
Country: India
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: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: India
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Forrest Reid
Title: Following Darkness
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 20059  
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: 172
  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. 172,, accessed: 06 June 2023

Additional comments:



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