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Record 24840

Reading Experience:

I am obliged for your letter and the enclosures. I return all the latter, together with my report and adjudication. . . . In my opinion the three best contributions, in order of merit, are: 1. Tommy Fiddler By “Muda” [may have been Lapage] 2. From Bondage By “Cinna” [Geoffrey Bullough] 3. The Best Policy By Kate Simmonds.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 9 Apr 1923
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: Geoffrey Lapage
Title: Tommy Fidler
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: literary competion entries for 'Serpent', journal of Manchester University Unions
Provenance: n/a


Source Information:

Record ID: 24840  
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: 186
  Additional comments: In a letter from Arnold Bennett to Geoffrey Lapage, [from 75, Cadogan Square], dated 9th April 1923

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931 (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), III, p. 186,, accessed: 24 June 2024

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