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Record Number: 28928


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'My warm thanks for the inscribed copy of "Bolshevik Persecution" you have been kind enough to send me. I have read with interest this most remarkably able account of a significant episode in the long tale of religious persecution.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1924 and 31 May 1924

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Bishopsbourne
county: Kent
specific address: Oswalds

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:

Joseph Conrad

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

3 Dec 1857

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry
'Szlachta', or Polish landed gentry/nobility

Occupation:

Master mariner and author

Religion:

Roman Catholic

Country of Origin:

Poland

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Francis McCullagh

Title:

The Bolshevik Persecution of Christianity

Genre:

Other religious, History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

John Murray, 1924

Provenance

owned
sent by author


Source Information:

Record ID:

28928

Source:

Print

Author:

Joseph Conrad

Editor:

Laurence Davies and Gene M. Moore

Title:

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 8, 1923-1924

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

2008

Vol:

8

Page:

371

Additional Comments:

Letter from Joseph Conrad to Capt. Francis McCullagh 31 May 1924, Oswalds.

Citation:

Joseph Conrad, Laurence Davies and Gene M. Moore (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 8, 1923-1924, (Cambridge, 2008), 8, p. 371, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=28928, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

See fn.1 p.371 of source text for information about recipient.

   
   
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