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Record 6988

Reading Experience:

'I infinitely regret to say that having read the 2 vols of "Sinister Street", I don?t think it is permanent work; the beginning & the end are the best.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1913 and 3 Dec 1914
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Comarques, France
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: Compton McKenzie
Title: Sinister Street
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1913 and 1914
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 6988  
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: 218
  Additional comments: in a letter to J.B. Pinker , Dec 3, 1914, from Comarques

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol I: Letters to J.B. Pinker (London: Oxford University Press, 1966), 1, p. 218,, accessed: 17 April 2024

Additional comments:



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