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Record 26149

Reading Experience:

I have read your novel, and as you were kind enough to send it to me, I hope you will not mind me giving my opinion of it. I certainly think it is a much better book than 'Adam in Moonshine', which appeared to me to be not the work of a novelist. 'Benighted' seems to me to be the work of a novelist.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 28 Dec 1927
Country: n/a
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: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: J.B. Priestley
Title: Adam in Moonshine
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1927
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 26149  
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: 296
  Additional comments: In a letter from Arnold Bennett to J. B. Priestley, [from 75 Cadogan Square], dated 28th December 1927

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931 (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), III, p. 296,, accessed: 30 May 2023

Additional comments:



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