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Record 29103

Reading Experience:

'We reached his room about eleven. To do what? Not a blessed thing but to sit before a fire and talk and read again. He read me extracts from a book by Mr. Gilbert Frankau and proved to me what I could not have believed, that Mr. Frankau is a man of real high spirits which frequently almost achieve wit and humour.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1932 and 22 Jun 1932
Country: United Kingdom
Time: night: 11 pm-12 am
Place: city: London
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Listener:Cyril Lionel Robert James
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 4 Jan 1901
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Trinidad
Country of experience: United Kingdom
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Gilbert Frankau
Title: n/a
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 29103  
Source - Print  
  Author: Cyril Lionel Robert James
  Editor: Nicholas Laughlin
  Title: Letters from London
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 2003
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 50-51
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Cyril Lionel Robert James, Nicholas Laughlin (ed.), Letters from London (Oxford, 2003), p. 50-51,, accessed: 23 July 2024

Additional comments:



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