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Record Number: 6988


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I infinitely regret to say that having read the 2 vols of "Sinister Street", I don?t think it is permanent work; the beginning & the end are the best.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1913 and 3 Dec 1914

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Comarques, France

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:

Arnold Bennett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

27 May 1867

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer/editor/reviewer

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Compton McKenzie

Title:

Sinister Street

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1913 and 1914

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

6988

Source:

Print

Author:

Arnold Bennett

Editor:

James Hepburn

Title:

Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol I: Letters to J.B. Pinker

Place of Publication:

London: Oxford University Press

Date of Publication:

1966

Vol:

1

Page:

218

Additional Comments:

in a letter to J.B. Pinker , Dec 3, 1914, from Comarques

Citation:

Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol I: Letters to J.B. Pinker, (London: Oxford University Press, 1966), 1, p. 218, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=6988, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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