[unspecified novels]

Reading experience

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[unspecified novels]

Reading experience
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Evidence

"I"m still in hospital but I"ve made a very rapid cure (I was pretty bad when I came) and I hope they will let me go back to Basrah in a day or two. I"ve been quite extraordinarily comfortable and the kindness of everyone is past belief. It really was very pleasant to find oneself here with all the trouble of looking after one"s own self lifted off one"s shoulders. I"ve done little or nothing but eat and sleep and read novels, of which I found plenty here. Oh yes and I"ve read all Gilbert Murray"s translation of Greek plays — glorious they are — which I also found,[...]."

Source


Text being read

EuRED : text status
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Gertrude Bell
Aged 48 [Experience in 1916, born in 1868]

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Date of Reading Experience
September 21 - 29 1916
Time of Reading Experience
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Iraq
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Notes


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Iraq
Related person
Related place
Iraq
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[unspecified novels]

Reading experience
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Evidence

"I"m still in hospital but I"ve made a very rapid cure (I was pretty bad when I came) and I hope they will let me go back to Basrah in a day or two. I"ve been quite extraordinarily comfortable and the kindness of everyone is past belief. It really was very pleasant to find oneself here with all the trouble of looking after one"s own self lifted off one"s shoulders. I"ve done little or nothing but eat and sleep and read novels, of which I found plenty here. Oh yes and I"ve read all Gilbert Murray"s translation of Greek plays &mdash; glorious they are &mdash; which I also found,[...]."

Source


Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO02
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TPR204

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Gertrude Bell
Aged 48 [Experience in 1916, born in 1868]

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Date of Reading Experience
September 21 - 29 1916
Time of Reading Experience
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EuRED : emotions
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EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
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Notes


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Accessed on 2020/02/17 07:55:31

Related place
Iraq
Related person
Related place
Iraq
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