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Record 29214

Reading Experience:

'Finished the Browning Letters - one of the biggest feats of the war! It has taken a tremendous effort of will on my part to get through them. Felt that if I had been in love I could have written better letters than those!!'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 29 Jan 1918
Country: France
Time: daytime
Place: city: Haute-Avesnes
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:Robert Lindsay Mackay
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender n/a
Date of Birth 1896
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Army officer, 11th Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Browning
Title: The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett
Genre: Autobiog / Diary, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 29214  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Digitized version of manuscript.,

Citation: Digitized version of manuscript.,, accessed: 03 December 2023

Additional comments:



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