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Record 24160

Reading Experience:

I do not agree with you as to Gibbs’ book. . . . I have not yet seen a good war book. Doyle if course is ridiculous. I am sending you a copy of 'Polite Farces' by this post, It is no good, but as you want it you shall have it.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 10 Sep 1920
Country: 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: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: Philip Gibbs
Title: Realities of War
Genre: n/a
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1920
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 24160  
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: 130
  Additional comments: In a letter from Arnold Bennett to Oswald H Davies from Comarques, dated 10th September 1920

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931 (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), III, p. 130,, accessed: 03 December 2023

Additional comments:



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