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Record Number: 32119


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Monday. Morn. did little German. Aft. Read 5 ch. Matthew. 5 pm bath. 7-8 whist -2. Bought a bag 8 Expected to leave Paderborn. Read a Tale of Two Cities (Dick)'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

4 Jan 1915

Country:

Germany

Time

n/anight

Place:

city: Paderborn
specific address: Prisoner of War Camp

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:

William Thomas

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1890

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Cheshire Regiment

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Wales

Country of Experience:

Germany

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Charles Dickens

Title:

A Tale of Two Cities

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

32119

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

William Thomas

Title:

Diary 1914-15

Location:

National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

Call No:

GB 0210 WILMAS

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

William Thomas, Diary 1914-15, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, GB 0210 WILMAS, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=32119, accessed: 25 February 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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