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Record Number: 33444


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Just read the life of Grand Duke Cyril. He was in the flagship at Port Arthur sunk by the Japs years ago. He seems to have lived well until the Revolution. But no one can have sunshine all the time. It has been good for the Russian aristocracy to do their own charring for a bit.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

14 Dec 1941

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
county: Middlesex
specific address: 79 Ladbroke Road

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:

Vere Hodgson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1 Jan 1901

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Social worker

Religion:

Church of England

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:

Cyril Vladimirovich

Title:

My Life in Russia's Service, Then and Now

Genre:

History, Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Selwyn and Blount, 1939

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

33444

Source:

Print

Author:

Vere Hodgson

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Few Eggs and No Oranges: A Diary Showing How Unimportant People in London and Birmingham Lived through the War Years, 1940-45, Written in the Notting Hill Area of London

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1999

Vol:

n/a

Page:

235

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Vere Hodgson, Few Eggs and No Oranges: A Diary Showing How Unimportant People in London and Birmingham Lived through the War Years, 1940-45, Written in the Notting Hill Area of London, (London, 1999), p. 235, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=33444, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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