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Hugo : fantasia on modern themes

Author: Arnold Bennett
Publisher: [Auckland, New Zealand] : The Floating Press, 1906. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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What happens when a man who has everything falls desperately in love with a lowly shopgirl? That's the conundrum at the center of Arnold Bennett's novel Hugo. The eponymous protagonist is a titan of industry who is used to living a life of luxury and getting everything he wants -- until Camilla rebuffs his advances. Throw in some creepy elements of Gothic horror, and it's an all-around engaging read.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bennett, Arnold.
Hugo : A Fantasia on Modern Themes.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Bennett
ISBN: 9781776588985 1776588983
OCLC Number: 912322189
Description: 1 online resource (248 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; PART I --
THE SEALED ROOMS; Chapter I --
The Dome; Chapter II --
The Establishment; Chapter III --
Hugo Explains Himself; Chapter IV --
Camilla; Chapter V --
A Story and a Disappearance; Chapter VI --
A Lapse from an Ideal; Chapter VII --
Possible Escape of Secrets; Chapter VIII --
Orange-Blossom; Chapter IX --
'Which?'; Chapter X --
The Coffin; PART II --
THE PHONOGRAPH; Chapter XI --
Sale; Chapter XII --
Safe Deposit; Chapter XIII --
Mr. Galpin; Chapter XIV --
Tea; Chapter XV --
Ravengar in Captivity; Chapter XVI --
Burglars; Chapter XVII --
Polycarp and Hawke's Man. Chapter XVIII --
Husband and WifeChapter XIX --
What the Phonograph Said; PART III --
THE TOMB; Chapter XX --
'Are You There?'; Chapter XXI --
Suicide; Chapter XXII --
Darcy; Chapter XXIII --
First Triumph of Simon; Chapter XXIV --
The Lodging-House; Chapter XXV --
Chloroform; Chapter XXVI --
Second Triumph of Simon; Chapter XXVII --
The Cemetery; Chapter XXVIII --
Beauty.
Responsibility: Arnold Bennett.

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What happens when a man who has everything falls desperately in love with a lowly shopgirl? That's the conundrum at the center of Arnold Bennett's novel Hugo. The eponymous protagonist is a titan of industry who is used to living a life of luxury and getting everything he wants -- until Camilla rebuffs his advances. Throw in some creepy elements of Gothic horror, and it's an all-around engaging read.

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