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Author: Arnold Bennett; Peter Joyce
Publisher: Brentford, Middlesex : Assembled Stories, [1999]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This tale chronicles the rise of Edward Henry Machin, known as Denry, to fame and wealth including such events as improving his exam results to guarantee success, adjusting the guest list of the municipal ball to include himself and then daring to ask the Countess of Chell to dance! Denry is given a week's notice as a result of this last impertinence but soon turns it to his advantage, setting up in business as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Bennett; Peter Joyce
ISBN: 1860154611 9781860154614
OCLC Number: 44696814
Notes: Complete and unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Peter Joyce.
Description: 6 audiocassettes (approximately 9 hr., 30 min.) : analog
Responsibility: by Arnold Bennett.

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This tale chronicles the rise of Edward Henry Machin, known as Denry, to fame and wealth including such events as improving his exam results to guarantee success, adjusting the guest list of the municipal ball to include himself and then daring to ask the Countess of Chell to dance! Denry is given a week's notice as a result of this last impertinence but soon turns it to his advantage, setting up in business as a rent collector and estate agent. Eventually he becomes Bursley's youngest mayor having gained the reputation of the Five Towns greatest "card."

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