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Record Number: 25565


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I finish reading "Gone With the Wind" by Margaret Mitchell - A most remarkable book. I enjoyed it very much, but what a little bitch Scarlet O'Hara is! Vic's invariable comment is: "What a wonderful book for a WOMAN to have written!"'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

23 Apr 1943

Country:

Malaysia

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Singapore
specific address: Changi
other location: 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:

Thomas Kitching

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1 Mar 1890

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Chief surveyor in Colonial Service

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Malaysia

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Margaret Mitchell

Title:

Gone with the wind

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

25565

Source:

Print

Author:

Tom Kitching

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Life and Death in Changi

Place of Publication:

Perth

Date of Publication:

1998

Vol:

n/a

Page:

222

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Tom Kitching, Life and Death in Changi, (Perth, 1998), p. 222, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=25565, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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