Reading Experience Database

Basic Search

Advanced Search

Record 2630

Reading Experience:

I had read every line of several volumes of the 'Home Magazine' -especially a grotesque serial called 'The Wallypug of Why', an enjoyable fantasy about the plots of a cathedral gargoyle: also bits from the 'Children's Encyclopaedia', 'Hereward the Wake', comics and 'Marriage on Two Hundred a Year', one of the popular handbooks of the period.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 16 Dec 1900 and 1 Jan 1914
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Ipswich
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:Victor Sawdon Pritchett
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 16 Dec 1900
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: son of itinerant salesman
Religion: Christain
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: Marriage on Two Hundred a Year
Genre: Conduct books
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2630  
Source - Print  
  Author: V.S. Pritchett
  Editor: n/a
  Title: A Cab at the Door. An autobiography: early years
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1968
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 83
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: V.S. Pritchett, A Cab at the Door. An autobiography: early years (London, 1968), p. 83,, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:



Reading Experience Database version 2.0.  Page updated: 27th Apr 2016  3:15pm (GMT)