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Record 26021

Reading Experience:

I have new books by Maurice Baring, Sylvia Lynd, and W Gerhardi lying unread and they are all coming to dinner on the 17th inst.! And I shan’t have read anything of them by that time. I only read in bed, and before napping in the afternoon . . .
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 4 Nov 1925
Country: England
Time: afternoon: 'before napping in the afternoon'
night: 'in bed'
Place: other location: 'in bed'
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:

Title: unknown
Genre: Fiction, Autobiog / Diary, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 26021  
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: 253
  Additional comments: In a letter from Arnold Bennett to Harriet Cohen, from [75, Cadogan Square], dated 4-11-25

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931 (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), III, p. 253,, accessed: 09 June 2023

Additional comments:



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