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Record 6973

Reading Experience:

'You will receive in a few days the typescript of the novel of your new client, Mrs Farley, 16 rue de la Paix. . . . I have read through the novel, and had it altered to suit my notions several times. So you can take my guarantee that it is sound, quiet, capable, library fiction, quite up to the standard.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1907 and 23 Apr 1907
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Paris
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:Arnold Bennett
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 27 May 1867
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer/editor/reviewer
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Agnes Farley
Title: Ashdod
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Manuscript: typescript
Publication details: Chapman and Hall, 1907
Provenance: n/a


Source Information:

Record ID: 6973  
Source - Print  
  Author: Arnold Bennett
  Editor: James Hepburn
  Title: Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol I: Letters to J.B. Pinker
  Place of Publication: London: Oxford University Press
  Date of Publication: 1966
  Vol: 1
  Page: 89
  Additional comments: In a letter to J.B. Pinker from 3 rue d'Aumale, 23 April 1907

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol I: Letters to J.B. Pinker (London: Oxford University Press, 1966), 1, p. 89,, accessed: 26 May 2024

Additional comments:



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