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Record Number: 12487


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'19th September 1928 (Wednesday) I have got nearly all my books home from the office now. It is a lengthy job, bringing them in two?s and threes, but I have had enough of lugging suitcases full of books. Nothing in the papers today except ?last words? on the ?6? power conference. ?Le Crime et le Chatiment? - (Dostoivesky); translated Victor D?r?ly'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

19 Sep 1928

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:

Gerald Moore

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

16 Jun 1903

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Coffee then Cocoa broker, working for Unilever - United Africa Company

Religion:

none

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

France

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Title:

Crime and Punishment

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Read in the French translation by Victor D?r?ly

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12487

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Gerald Moore

Title:

MS Diary 1928

Location:

Private Collection

Call No:

MS Diary 1928

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

For further information about this diary, please contact the Reading Experience Database project: http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php

Citation:

Gerald Moore, MS Diary 1928, Private Collection, MS Diary 1928, n/a, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=12487, accessed: 26 November 2021


Additional Comments:

This material Copyright Andrew Neill Vanson Moore, and Shirley Frances Gould-Smith.

   
   
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