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the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

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Florence Converse

  

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Florence Converse : The House of Prayer

'[while in the sickroom with a bug] Today I felt heaps better, no temp, no aches, & felt less jellyish. I read a lot, but only silly school stories, except one book, "The House of Prayer", which was very good & well-written.'

Century: 1900-1945     Reader/Listener/Group: Hilary Spalding      Print: Book

  

Florence Converse : The House of Prayer

'The weekly Evensong [i.e., 22-25 Oct] has been amazing this week, averaging nearly a hundred a night. Itís rather like the last chapter of the "House of Prayer" the way all sorts of folk come in. I had two British West Indian Sergeants at Communion the other day, and two Chinese at Evensong during the week Ö'

Century: 1900-1945     Reader/Listener/Group: Philip Thomas Byard Clayton      Print: Book

  

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