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Bennett, Arnold 1867-1931

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The old wives' tale by Arnold Bennett( Book )

350 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,841 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 )

192 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Midlands of Victorian England, Clayhanger follows Edwin Clayhanger as he leaves school, takes over the family business, and falls in love. The first in a series of novels about the Clayhanger family, the book was originally published in 1910
Anna of the five towns by Arnold Bennett( Book )

190 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,771 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 )

115 editions published between 1923 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Clerkenwell bookshop, a miser and his wife starve to save pence. The heroine is their loving and faithful servant, Elsie
Buried alive : a tale of these days by Arnold Bennett( Book )

167 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,549 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.
Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett( Book )

139 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imperial palace by Arnold Bennett( Book )

54 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,179 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
Denry the audacious by Arnold Bennett( Book )

118 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

116 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,143 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
The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett( Book )

192 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thronging with princes, diplomats, beautiful heiresses and international conspirators, the sumptuous suites and corridors of the Grand Babylon Hotel are buzzing with gossip, intrigue and even murder. The action opens when Theodore Racksole, a New York railroad millionaire with more money than sense, decides to buy up the Grand Babylon for his own amusement
Books and persons; being comments on a past epoch, 1908-1911 by Arnold Bennett( Book )

53 editions published between 1908 and 2011 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of a series of essays of that title. This essay was entitled "Holiday Book Dreams" and published July 25, 1929, in the Evening Standard. Mr. Bennett thinks that we usually get more reading done at home than we do on vacation, although when we think about a holiday we dream about all the reading we are going to do. He also gives three rules for choosing books to take on holiday: 1. Choose too many books. 2. Choose some books that you have read before. 3. Choose books you would enjoy reading rather than those you ought to read
How to live on 24 hours a day by Arnold Bennett( Book )

130 editions published between 1908 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1910, this guide offers down-to-earth, practical advice about how to make the most of your day and how to strike the work-life balance, an issue still at the forefront of modern society's concerns. As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly living? Do you often go to bed at night with an anxious, sinking feeling that you wasted away another precious day? The important lesson, according to Arnold Bennett's guide, is to commit to carving out some time each day to do things that will really enrich your life and help you progress. Investing all your hours in a job you dislike; your routine consisting of getting up, going to work, coming home, unwinding, and going to bed. Bennett argues that this is not living but simply existing. Bennett's solution is to make the most of the time either side of working hours, the commute, the evening hours, and that golden time, the weekend! Time can be spent in various pursuits, from literature, enjoying of the arts, or even just time spent in reflection. This pioneering and original lifestyle and time management guide is succinctly and cleverly written in an easy-to-read and narrative style that readers will enjoy and find as useful today as it was 100 years ago
Literary taste: how to form it, with detailed instructions for collecting a complete library of English literature by Arnold Bennett( Book )

105 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Prohack by Arnold Bennett( Book )

67 editions published between 1922 and 2011 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 )

68 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author Arnold Bennett spent his early life in the Potteries district of England, an area known for its cluster of ceramics manufacturing facilities. In this charming volume of short stories, Bennett offers readers a glimpse into the lives, loves, and misadventures of the residents of the fictionalized version of the region that he christened the ""Five Towns.""
The human machine by Arnold Bennett( Book )

79 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 713 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
Helen with the high hand; an idyllic diversion by Arnold Bennett( Book )

92 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arnold Bennett (1867-1931) was a British writer. He went to work for his father but was unhappy working for his father and earning very little money. The theme of parental miserliness occurs in his works. At 21 he went to London to clerk for a solicitor. He then began working for a magazine called Women. When he noticed the poor material being submitted he began writing a serial for the periodical. Helen with the High Hand is a short comedic novel. The story begins with a chance meeting between a young girl and her older miserly uncle. Both are strong willed people who find they rather like each other. When the young girl moves in with her uncle a battle of wills ensues. The niece helps her uncle abandon some of his financial prejudices. By the end of the story both uncle and niece have found love
The author's craft by Arnold Bennett( Book )

31 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary taste. How to form it by Arnold Bennett( Book )

31 editions published between 1909 and 2015 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aim of literary study is not to amuse the hours of leisure; it is to awake oneself, it is to be alive, to intensify one's capacity for pleasure, for sympathy, and for comprehension. It is not to affect one hour, but twenty-four hours. It is to change utterly one's relations with the world. An understanding appreciation of literature means an understanding appreciation of the world, and it means nothing else. Not isolated and unconnected parts of life, but all of life, brought together and correlated in a synthetic map! The spirit of literature is unifying; it joins the candle and the star
The journal of Arnold Bennett by Arnold Bennett( Book )

9 editions published between 1932 and 1938 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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ClayhangerAnna of the five townsRiceyman StepsBuried alive : a tale of these daysHilda LesswaysDenry the audaciousThese twainThe Grand Babylon Hotel