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Arnold Bennett: The Old Wives' Tale

Language:
English
Genres:
Fiction & Literature
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 1908, The Old Wives' Tale tells the life story of two sisters – Constance and Sophia Baines: from their childhood in Bursley, England, to the reunion fifty years later. The plot of the story was inspired by the sight of the old lady Bennett once saw in a cafe.A classic example of Bennett's humorous and undeniably pleasant style, this book is a real treasure. Do you want to trace the lives of the Baines sisters, to become the witness of their sadness and joy? Then download the book and enjoy the reading!
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