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Record 25560

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I am reading volume four of "Wonderful Britain". It is attractively illustrated, particularly to an interned exile. What attracts me specifically, apart from the pictures, are articles on things to see around London, Manchester and Sheffield - Wansdyke and Offa's dyke, the magic of the fens.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 6 Apr 1943
Country: Malaysia
Time: n/a
Place: city: Singapore
specific address: Changi
other location: prisoner of war camp
   
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:Thomas Kitching
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1 Mar 1890
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Chief surveyor in Colonial Service
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Malaysia
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: Wonderful Britain
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25560  
Source - Print  
  Author: Tom Kitching
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Life and Death in Changi
  Place of Publication: Perth
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 216
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Tom Kitching, Life and Death in Changi (Perth, 1998), p. 216, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25560, accessed: 28 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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