Arnold Bennett

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The prolific novelist Arnold Bennett created a succession of stories that detailed life in the Staffordshire Potteries, which were to immortalise his beloved “Five Towns” and establish his name as one of the leading realist authors of Edwardian fiction. Now for the first time in publishing history, Delphi Classics is proud to present Bennett’s complete fictional works. This comprehensive eBook is complemented with numerous illustrations, many rare novels, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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US Customers: the complete works is not available due to copyright restrictions. Please select the US version from the drop down Format list.

 

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Bennett’s life and works

* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts

* ALL 36 novels, with individual contents tables

* Many rare novels appearing for the first time in digital publishing

* Includes the extremely rare novelisation of Bennett’s screenplay of the film PICCADILLY, available nowhere else

* Even includes the author’s unfinished novel DREAM OF DESTINY, appearing here for the first time

* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* All of the short story collections, including rare collections like THE WOMAN WHO STOLE EVERYTHING, available nowhere else

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories

* Easily locate the short stories you want to read

* Includes a generous range of Bennett’s plays and non-fiction – spend hours exploring the author’s diverse oeuvre

* Even includes the engaging HOW TO BECOME AN AUTHOR, available in no other digital edition

* Special criticism section, with seminal essays by authors such as Henry James, Virginia Woolf and George Orwell, evaluating Bennett’s contribution to literature

* Features a bonus biography – discover Bennett’s literary life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

 

CONTENTS:

 

The Novels

A MAN FROM THE NORTH

THE GRAND BABYLON HOTEL

ANNA OF THE FIVE TOWNS

THE GATES OF WRATH

LEONORA

A GREAT MAN

TERESA OF WATLING STREET

SACRED AND PROFANE LOVE

HUGO

WHOM GOD HATH JOINED

THE SINEWS OF WAR

THE GHOST

THE CITY OF PLEASURE

THE STATUE

BURIED ALIVE

THE OLD WIVES’ TALE

THE GLIMPSE

HELEN WITH THE HIGH HAND

CLAYHANGER

THE CARD

HILDA LESSWAYS

THE REGENT

THE PRICE OF LOVE

THESE TWAIN

THE LION’S SHARE

THE PRETTY LADY

THE ROLL-CALL

MR PROHACK

LILIAN

RICEYMAN STEPS

LORD RAINGO

THE VANGUARD

ACCIDENT

PICCADILLY: STORY OF THE FILM

IMPERIAL PALACE

DREAM OF DESTINY

 

The Short Story Collections

TALES OF THE FIVE TOWNS

THE LOOT OF CITIES AND OTHER STORIES

THE GRIM SMILE OF THE FIVE TOWNS

THE MATADOR OF THE FIVE TOWNS, AND OTHER STORIES

ELSIE AND THE CHILD, AND OTHER STORIES

THE WOMAN WHO STOLE EVERYTHING, AND OTHER STORIES

THE NIGHT VISITOR AND OTHER STORIES

VENUS RISING FROM THE SEA

 

The Short Stories

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

 

Selected Plays

POLITE FARCES FOR THE DRAWING-ROOM

THE GREAT ADVENTURE

THE TITLE

JUDITH

 

Selected Non-Fiction

JOURNALISM FOR WOMEN: A PRACTICAL GUIDE

HOW TO BECOME AN AUTHOR: A PRACTICAL GUIDE

THINGS THAT INTERESTED ME. FIRST SERIES

THINGS WHICH INTERESTED ME. SECOND SERIES

HOW TO LIVE ON 24 HOURS A DAY

THE HUMAN MACHINE

THINGS WHICH INTERESTED ME. THIRD SERIES

LITERARY TASTE: HOW TO FORM IT

THE FEAST OF ST. FRIEND

THOSE UNITED STATES

THE PLAIN MAN AND HIS WIFE

THE AUTHOR’S CRAFT

OVER THERE: WAR SCENES ON THE WESTERN FRONT

BOOKS AND PERSONS: BEING COMMENTS ON A PAST EPOCH 1908-11

 

The Criticism

THE NEW NOVEL by Henry James

CHARACTER IN FICTION by Virginia Woolf

MR. BENNETT AND MRS. BROWN by Virginia Woolf

LETTER TO ARNOLD BENNETT by Joseph Conrad

THE MERCY OF MR. ARNOLD BENNETT by G. K. Chesterton

An Extract from ‘THE ROAD TO WIGAN PIER’ by George Orwell

 

The Biography

ARNOLD BENNETT by Frank Swinnerton

 

CONTENTS OF THE US VERSION:

Please note: due to US copyright restrictions, seven later novels and four short story collections are not included.

 

The Novels

A MAN FROM THE NORTH

THE GRAND BABYLON HOTEL

ANNA OF THE FIVE TOWNS

THE GATES OF WRATH

LEONORA

A GREAT MAN

TERESA OF WATLING STREET

SACRED AND PROFANE LOVE

HUGO

WHOM GOD HATH JOINED

THE SINEWS OF WAR

THE GHOST

THE CITY OF PLEASURE

THE STATUE

BURIED ALIVE

THE OLD WIVES’ TALE

THE GLIMPSE

HELEN WITH THE HIGH HAND

CLAYHANGER

THE CARD

HILDA LESSWAYS

THE REGENT

THE PRICE OF LOVE

THESE TWAIN

THE LION’S SHARE

THE PRETTY LADY

THE ROLL-CALL

MR PROHACK

LILIAN

 

The Short Story Collections

TALES OF THE FIVE TOWNS

THE LOOT OF CITIES AND OTHER STORIES

THE GRIM SMILE OF THE FIVE TOWNS

THE MATADOR OF THE FIVE TOWNS, AND OTHER STORIES

 

The Short Stories

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

 

Selected Plays

POLITE FARCES FOR THE DRAWING-ROOM

THE GREAT ADVENTURE

THE TITLE

JUDITH

 

Selected Non-Fiction

JOURNALISM FOR WOMEN: A PRACTICAL GUIDE

HOW TO BECOME AN AUTHOR: A PRACTICAL GUIDE

THINGS THAT INTERESTED ME. FIRST SERIES

THINGS WHICH INTERESTED ME. SECOND SERIES

HOW TO LIVE ON 24 HOURS A DAY

THE HUMAN MACHINE

THINGS WHICH INTERESTED ME. THIRD SERIES

LITERARY TASTE: HOW TO FORM IT

THE FEAST OF ST. FRIEND

THOSE UNITED STATES

THE PLAIN MAN AND HIS WIFE

THE AUTHOR’S CRAFT

OVER THERE: WAR SCENES ON THE WESTERN FRONT

BOOKS AND PERSONS: BEING COMMENTS ON A PAST EPOCH 1908-11

 

The Criticism

THE NEW NOVEL by Henry James

CHARACTER IN FICTION by Virginia Woolf

MR. BENNETT AND MRS. BROWN by Virginia Woolf

LETTER TO ARNOLD BENNETT by Joseph Conrad

THE MERCY OF MR. ARNOLD BENNETT by G. K. Chesterton

An Extract from ‘THE ROAD TO WIGAN PIER’ by George Orwell

 

The Biography

ARNOLD BENNETT by Frank Swinnerton

 

 

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