Enoch Arnold Bennett was a remarkable English novelist and journalist, famous for such novels as The Old Wives' Tale, The Card and the Clayhanger trilogy. Having won Tit-Bits magazine literary competition, he began working as an assistant editor in Woman periodical. After writing a successful serial, which later became The Grand Babylon Hotel and his first novel A Man from the North, Bennett walked into the editor position, but gave it up for the literary career. In 1923 his novel Riceyman Steps won James Tait Black Memorial Prize. Most of Bennett's works bore the test of time and are still immensely popular.
First published in 1910, Clayhanger tells the story of a shy young Edwin Clayhanger, his overbearing father Darius and enigmatic Hilda Lessways.
The readers once again return to the Five Towns, where Edwin deals with the early manhood and revolts against his father, Darius hides his pride in his son and Hilda proves that love will find its way...
A classic example of Bennett's lively and undeniably pleasant style, this book is a real treasure. Do you want to be carried away by the mesmerizing events of Clayhanger? Then download the book and enjoy the reading!