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Record 26468

Reading Experience:

'Your gift is none the less welcome because I read your book a few weeks ago. E[dward] Garnett, Duckworth's literary advisor sent it to me shortly after publication.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jul 1910 and 1 Aug 1910
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Orlestone nr. Ashford
county: Kent
specific address: Capel House
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:Joseph Conrad
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 3 Dec 1857
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Master mariner and author
Religion: originally Polish Catholic, by now agnostic/atheist
Country of origin: Poland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: David Bone
Title: The Brassbounder
Genre: Fiction, Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Duckworth 1910
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 26468  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Conrad
  Editor: Karl Frederick R. and Laurence Davies
  Title: The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 4 1908-1911
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1990
  Vol: 4
  Page: 356
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to David Bone dated 10 August 1910 Capel House.

Citation: Joseph Conrad, Karl Frederick R. and Laurence Davies (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 4 1908-1911 (Cambridge, 1990), 4, p. 356,, accessed: 08 December 2023

Additional comments:

David Bone (1874-1959) was a Scottish sailor and writer, see fn.1, 2 and 5, p.356 of source text. See also letter to John Galsworthy 27 October 1910 pp.380-1 of source text.



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