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Record 28819

Reading Experience:

'Ever so many thanks too for the "Life and Miracles" which I have just read for the second time.There is no one but you to render so poignantly the pathetic and desperate effects of human credulity. It is a marvellous piece of sustained narrative and of intensely personal prose.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1920 and 15 Apr 1920
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bishopsbourne
county: Kent
specific address: Oswalds
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: Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham
Title: A Brazilian Mystic, being the Life and Miracles of Antonio Conselheiro
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Heinemann 1920
Provenance: owned
copy sent by author


Source Information:

Record ID: 28819  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Conrad
  Editor: Laurence Davies and J.H.Stape
  Title: The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 7 1920-1922
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 2005
  Vol: 7
  Page: 77
  Additional comments: Letter in French from Joseph Conrad to R.B.Cunninghame Graham dated 15 April 1920, Oswalds

Citation: Joseph Conrad, Laurence Davies and J.H.Stape (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 7 1920-1922 (Cambridge, 2005), 7, p. 77,, accessed: 09 December 2023

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