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Bennett, Arnold 1867-1931

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The old wives' tale by Arnold Bennett( Book )

420 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 5,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Old Wives' Tale (1908) celebrates the romance of even the most ordinary lives in the course of tracing the passage of time over three generations. It tells the story of the two Baines sisters, placid stay-at-home Constance and rebellious Sophia, from their girlhood to their last days. They move from the family drapery shop in provincial Bursley during the repressive mid-Victorian period to old age in the modern era of mass marketing and the internal combustion engine. The setting ranges from the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in Bursley to a Paris brothel, the action from the controlled domestic routine of the Baines household to wife murder and the Siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1
Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett( Book )

219 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the Potteries about the conflict between Darius Clayhanger, harsh father and successful printer, and Edwin, his artistic son
Anna of the five towns by Arnold Bennett( Book )

241 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This was the first of Bennett's novels to mark out the province of the Five Towns where much of his later fiction is set. Drawing on his boyhood experience of the Staffordshire Potteries area, he shows both the vitality and the harshness of life in the community. Yet although the events of the novel - including suicide and embezzlement - are sensational, the narrative is restrained and compelling in its delineation of Anna's attempts to gain freedom and independence
Riceyman Steps by Arnold Bennett( Book )

142 editions published between 1920 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om en antikvarboghandler i London, der som aldrende pebersvend gifter sig, og om ægteparrets liv med deres tjenestepige
Buried alive : a tale of these days by Arnold Bennett( Book )

206 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this funny tale, Henry Leek, valet to the renowned painter Priam Farll, dies and they are mistakenly identified as the other. The valet is buried with pomp and circumstance in Westminster Abbey while Priam poses as Leek. --www.goodreads.com
Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett( Book )

142 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Denry the audacious by Arnold Bennett( Book )

218 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Denry Machin, the Card - social climber, business adventurer - was the talk of the Five Towns and earned himself his nickname
Imperial palace by Arnold Bennett( Book )

65 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The central figure of the book is the Imperial Palace, a super-luxury hotel, "the kind of hotel whose directors are gods, whose managers are archangels, whose myriad head-waiters and staff are the choir of cherubim and seraphim." This vast and splendidly organized hotel is the creation of that artist among hotel-managers, Evelyn Orcham, and like every one else on its staff he is enslaved to it. Just for a moment he is deflected by the heady charms of Gracie Savott, who deliberately tempts him, but he returns to the more soberly satisfying Violet Powler, head housekeeper of the Imperial Palace, whose allegiance to the hotel is as strong as his own
These twain by Arnold Bennett( Book )

105 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilda Lessways og Edwin Clayhanger møder igen hinanden efter mange omskiftelser, men hverdagen i deres ægteskab former sig anderledes, end de har tænkt sig
Literary taste: how to form it, with detailed instructions for collecting a complete library of English literature by Arnold Bennett( Book )

131 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Books and persons; being comments on a past epoch, 1908-1911 by Arnold Bennett( Book )

45 editions published between 1917 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to live on 24 hours a day by Arnold Bennett( Book )

114 editions published between 1908 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yes, he's one of those men that don't know how to manage. Good situation. Regular income. Quite enough for luxuries as well as needs. Not really extravagant. And yet the fellow's always in difficulties. Somehow he gets nothing out of his money. Excellent flat--half empty! Always looks as if he'd had the brokers in. New suit--old hat! Magnificent necktie--baggy trousers! Asks you to dinner: cut glass--bad mutton, or Turkish coffee--cracked cup! He can't understand it. Explanation simply is that he fritters his income away. Wish I had the half of it! I'd show him
Mr. Prohack by Arnold Bennett( Book )

63 editions published between 1922 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Prohack is Arnold Bennett's 1922 comic novel about a delightfully conscientious civil servant who comes into a windfall of 100,000 and enters upon the busy idle life of the leisure class
The matador of the Five Towns and other stories by Arnold Bennett( Book )

85 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1912, this collection of short stories is set in the "Five Towns" which refers to the industrial district in the English Midlands where Bennett was born. The volume contains "The Dog," "The Elixir of Youth," "Baby's Bath," "Jock-at-a-Venture," "The Death of Simon Fuge," "The Matador of the Five Towns," "The Feud," "The Lion's Share," among others
Letters of Arnold Bennett by Arnold Bennett( Book )

21 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milestones; a play in three acts by Arnold Bennett( Book )

79 editions published between 1912 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of an upper class English family, starting in the 1860s and ending in 1912, demonstrating the industrial and social changes in English society
The pretty lady by Arnold Bennett( Book )

64 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fascinating novel from author Arnold Bennett gives readers a glimpse into gender roles and social classes at the dawn of the twentieth century. Switching between the perspectives of two distinctly different narrators, The Pretty Lady is a closely observed portrait of a turbulent time
The human machine by Arnold Bennett( Book )

72 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this delightful volume of insightful and good-humored advice, motivational writer Arnold Bennett points out that for all of the time we humans dedicate to learning, very little of that time is spent endeavoring to elucidate helpful points for living life well, and to the fullest. It's a sad state of affairs that Bennett sets out to remedy in The Human Machine
Mental efficiency, and other hints to men and women by Arnold Bennett( Book )

62 editions published between 1911 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mind can only be conquered by regular meditation, by deciding beforehand what direction its activity ought to take, and insisting that its activity takes that direction; also by never leaving it idle, undirected, masterless, to play at random like a child in the streets after dark. This is extremely difficult, but it can be done, and it is marvellously well worth doing. The fault of the epoch is the absence of meditativeness. A sagacious man will strive to correct in himself the faults of his epoch. In some deep ways the twelfth century had advantages over the twentieth. It practised medit
The author's craft by Arnold Bennett( Book )

33 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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أرنولد بينيت، 1867-1931

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ClayhangerAnna of the five townsRiceyman StepsBuried alive : a tale of these daysHilda LesswaysDenry the audaciousThese twainLiterary taste: how to form it, with detailed instructions for collecting a complete library of English literature