Enoch Arnold Bennett (May 27, 1867 – March 27, 1931) was an English writer and journalist. His most famous works are the “Clayhanger” trilogy and “The Old Wives' Tale”. These books draw on his experience of life in the Potteries, where he was born. Bennett won the 1923 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel “Riceyman Steps”. He also wrote such intriguing self-improvement books as “Literary Taste”, “How To Live on 24 Hours a Day”, “The Human Machine”, etc.
“Tales of the Five Towns” is a short story collection about the prototype of the Potteries district of Staffordshire, where an author was born. These books draw on his experience of life in the Potteries, as did most of his best work. Let's read such a fascinating stories, and step into the atmosphere of the Potteries right now!