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Bennett, Arnold 1867-1931

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Works: 1,568 works in 8,410 publications in 14 languages and 97,603 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Domestic fiction  Biographies  Humorous fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Diaries  History 
Subject Headings: Authors, English 
Roles: Author, Recipient, Librettist, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Author of introduction, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator, Editor, Creator, Speaker, Other, win, Honoree
Classifications: PR6003.E6, 823.912
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The old wives' tale by Arnold Bennett( Book )
394 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 4,947 libraries worldwide
The Old Wives' Tale (1908) celebrates the romance of even the most ordinary lives in the course of tracing the passage of time over three generations. It tells the story of the two Baines sisters, placid stay-at-home Constance and rebellious Sophia, from their girlhood to their last days. They move from the family drapery shop in provincial Bursley during the repressive mid-Victorian period to old age in the modern era of mass marketing and the internal combustion engine. The setting ranges from the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in Bursley to a Paris brothel, the action from the controlled domestic routine of the Baines household to wife murder and the Siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1
Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett( Book )
232 editions published between 1910 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,993 libraries worldwide
Clayhanger is the first novel in Arnold Bennett's classic trilogy about life in the Five Towns at the turn of the century
Anna of the five towns by Arnold Bennett( Book )
249 editions published between 1902 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,887 libraries worldwide
This was the first of Bennett's novels to mark out the province of the Five Towns where much of his later fiction is set. Drawing on his boyhood experience of the Staffordshire Potteries area, he shows both the vitality and the harshness of life in the community. Yet although the events of the novel - including suicide and embezzlement - are sensational, the narrative is restrained and compelling in its delineation of Anna's attempts to gain freedom and independence
Riceyman Steps by Arnold Bennett( Book )
133 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,601 libraries worldwide
Life of a drab, miserly bookseller in a small town
Buried alive : a tale of these days by Arnold Bennett( Book )
198 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,572 libraries worldwide
In this funny tale, Henry Leek, valet to the renowned painter Priam Farll, dies and they are mistakenly identified as the other. The valet is buried with pomp and circumstance in Westminster Abbey while Priam poses as Leek. --www.goodreads.com
Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett( Book )
146 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,418 libraries worldwide
Hilda's story shows why, though in love with Edwin Clayhanger, she married another
Denry the audacious by Arnold Bennett( Book )
243 editions published between 1910 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,348 libraries worldwide
Arnold Bennett's ... splendidly comic portrayal of Edward Henry Machin, known as Denry to his mother to save time, is set in Bursley, one of the author's Five Towns of Staffordshire. Starting in 1897, when Denry first saw the smoke of the potbanks, the tale chronicles his rise 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 Denry becomes Bursley's youngest Mayor having gained the reputation of the Five Towns greatest 'Card'
Imperial palace by Arnold Bennett( Book )
66 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,184 libraries worldwide
The central figure of the book is the Imperial Palace, a super-luxury hotel, "the kind of hotel whose directors are gods, whose managers are archangels, whose myriad head-waiters and staff are the choir of cherubim and seraphim." This vast and splendidly organized hotel is the creation of that artist among hotel-managers, Evelyn Orcham, and like every one else on its staff he is enslaved to it. Just for a moment he is deflected by the heady charms of Gracie Savott, who deliberately tempts him, but he returns to the more soberly satisfying Violet Powler, head housekeeper of the Imperial Palace, whose allegiance to the hotel is as strong as his own
The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett( Book )
187 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
An American millionaire stays at the Grand Babylon Hotel with his daughter Nella and, in a moment of pique, decides to buy the hotel. But this immediately involves him in a mysterious chain of events. The receptionist vanishes, a murder is committed, the scene shifts to Ostend and back, another crime is averted, and Nella falls in love
These twain by Arnold Bennett( Book )
112 editions published between 1915 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,119 libraries worldwide
Hilda Lessways og Edwin Clayhanger møder igen hinanden efter mange omskiftelser, men hverdagen i deres ægteskab former sig anderledes, end de har tænkt sig
Books and persons; being comments on a past epoch, 1908-1911 by Arnold Bennett( Book )
47 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 911 libraries worldwide
Literary taste: how to form it, with detailed instructions for collecting a complete library of English literature by Arnold Bennett( Book )
94 editions published between 1900 and 2004 in English and held by 841 libraries worldwide
How to live on 24 hours a day by Arnold Bennett( Book )
113 editions published between 1908 and 2016 in English and Hungarian and held by 818 libraries worldwide
Originally published in 1910, this guide offers down-to-earth, practical advice about how to make the most of your day and how to strike the work-life balance, an issue still at the forefront of modern society's concerns. As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly living? Do you often go to bed at night with an anxious, sinking feeling that you wasted away another precious day? The important lesson, according to Arnold Bennett's guide, is to commit to carving out some time each day to do things that will really enrich your life and help you progress. Investing all your hours in a job you dislike; your routine consisting of getting up, going to work, coming home, unwinding, and going to bed. Bennett argues that this is not living but simply existing. Bennett's solution is to make the most of the time either side of working hours, the commute, the evening hours, and that golden time, the weekend! Time can be spent in various pursuits, from literature, enjoying of the arts, or even just time spent in reflection. This pioneering and original lifestyle and time management guide is succinctly and cleverly written in an easy-to-read and narrative style that readers will enjoy and find as useful today as it was 100 years ago
Mr. Prohack by Arnold Bennett( Book )
72 editions published between 1922 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 809 libraries worldwide
Mr. Prohack is Arnold Bennett's 1922 comic novel about a delightfully conscientious civil servant who comes into a windfall of 100,000 and enters upon the busy idle life of the leisure class
The matador of the Five Towns and other stories by Arnold Bennett( Book )
86 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 788 libraries worldwide
Originally published in 1912, this collection of short stories is set in the "Five Towns" which refers to the industrial district in the English Midlands where Bennett was born. The volume contains "The Dog," "The Elixir of Youth," "Baby's Bath," "Jock-at-a-Venture," "The Death of Simon Fuge," "The Matador of the Five Towns," "The Feud," "The Lion's Share," among others
The human machine by Arnold Bennett( Book )
82 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 718 libraries worldwide
In this delightful volume of insightful and good-humored advice, motivational writer Arnold Bennett points out that for all of the time we humans dedicate to learning, very little of that time is spent endeavoring to elucidate helpful points for living life well, and to the fullest. It's a sad state of affairs that Bennett sets out to remedy in The Human Machine
The pretty lady by Arnold Bennett( Book )
74 editions published between 1918 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 703 libraries worldwide
In the West End of London, a wealthy man is rejuvenated by his association with a beautiful and discreet young courtesan. He also is profoundly influenced by a refined woman who, after three weeks of married life, learns of her husband's death on the battlefield
The author's craft by Arnold Bennett( Book )
30 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 376 libraries worldwide
As well as with his novels, much of Arnold Bennett's non-fiction work has stood the test of time. One of his most popular non-fiction works, which is still read to this day, is the self-help book "How to Live on 24 Hours a Day". His diaries have yet to be published in full, but extracts from them are often quoted in the British press. Bennett also wrote for the stage and the screen. The Author's Craft, contains some of Bennett's essays on the art of writing, with his thoughts on applying the craft to both novel and play writing
Literary taste. How to form it by Arnold Bennett( Book )
26 editions published between 1909 and 2016 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
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Intolerance : a general survey by Lise Noël( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
 
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Арнолд Бенет
Арнольд Беннетт
Арнольд Бэнэт
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Беннет А. 1867-1931
Беннет, Арнольд 1867-1931
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Беннет Д 1867-1931
Беннетт А
Беннетт А. 1867-1931
ארנולד בנט סופר בריטי
בנט, אנוך ארנולד 1867-1931
בנט, ארנולד 1867-1931
آرنولد بنت فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی
أرنولد بينيت
أرنولد بينيت، 1867-1931
ਆਰਨੋਲਡ ਬੈਨੇਟ
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베네트, 아놀드 1867-1931
베네트, 아이널드 1867-1931
베네트, 에녹 아놀드 1867-1931
베넷, E. A. 1867-1931
베넷, E. 아널드 1867-1931
베넷, 아널드 1867-1931
베넷, 아놀드 1867-1931
베넷, 이넉 아놀드 1867-1931
베넷드, 아놀드 1867-1931
베니트, A.
아널드 베넷
アーノルド・ベネット
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ベネット, ア-ノルド 1867-1931
ベネット, アーノルド
阿諾德·貝內特
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