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Record Number: 33236


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Took Sommy's watch to Asprey's after lunch. Finished "The Wages of Sin."'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

11 Sep 1908

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

Verena Vera Pennefather

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

6 Aug 1885

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Lucas Malet

Title:

The Wages of Sin

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

33236

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Verena Vera Pennefather (nee Black-Hawkins)

Title:

Diaries of Verena Vera Pennefather

Location:

Bishopsgate Institute

Call No:

GDP/51

Page/Folio:

Vol. 2

Additional Information:

Diary entry for 11 September 1908.

Citation:

Verena Vera Pennefather (nee Black-Hawkins), Diaries of Verena Vera Pennefather, Bishopsgate Institute, GDP/51, Vol. 2, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=33236, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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