Enoch Arnold Bennett (always known as Arnold Bennett) was one of the most remarkable literary figures of his time, a product of the English Potteries that he made famous as the Five Towns. Yet he could hardly wait to escape his home town, and he did so by the sheer force of his ambition to succeed as an author. In his time he turned his hand to every kind of writing, but he will be remembered for such novels as The Old Wives' Tale, the Clayhanger trilogy (Clayhanger, Hilda Lessways, and These Twain), and The Card.
This is a story about the beautiful young girl, who was a typist. She disliked this work and wanted to have a lot of money. She wanted a high, impossible ideal, which involved all the more vulgar luxuries so easily obtainable in exchange for cash. Finally, she met the man, who was in accordance with her demands… What happened next? Read the story to know!