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Tales of the five towns

Arnold Bennett

Tales of the five towns

including "The grim smile of the five towns."

by Arnold Bennett

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe grim smile of the five towns
Statementby Arnold Bennet
The Physical Object
Pagination317 p. ;
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26573421M


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Tales of the Five Towns book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally /5. ‘Anna of the Five Towns’ and ‘The Old Wives’ Tale’ show the influence of Flaubert, Maupassant and Balzac as Bennett describes provincial life in great detail.

Arnold Bennett is an important link between the English novel and European realism.4/5(19). Tales of the Five Towns By: Arnold Bennett () This is a selection of short stories recounting, with gentle satire and tolerant good humour, the small town provincial life at the end of the nineteenth century, based around the six towns in the county of Staffordshire, England, known as the Potteries.5/5(1).

The heart of the Five Towns—that undulating patch of England covered with mean streets, and dominated by tall smoking chimneys, whence are derived your cups and saucers and plates, some of your coal, and a portion of your iron—is Hanbridge, a borough larger and busier than its four sisters, and even more grimy and commonplace than they.

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The stories are all superbly written by Arnold Bennett. a British author whom I know very little about. The book was published in when electric lighting was still new and motor vehicles still rare. Each story has different characters. Their only connection is to the "five towns" which are the settings for many other books by by: 1.

This book of short stories is humorous, poignant, gripping, and occasionally tragic. Tales of the Five Towns. Arnold Bennett is a great teller of tales about the Five Towns. He manages to create reader interest in ordinary people going abour their everyday lives/5(74). Tales of the Five Towns. Arnold Bennett.

5 (1 Review) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt.5/5(1). Early life.

Bennett was born in a modest house in Hanley in the Potteries district of was one of the Six Towns that were joined together at the beginning of the 20th century as Stoke-on-Trent and are depicted as "the Five Towns" in some of Bennett's novels.

Enoch Bennett, his father, qualified as a solicitor inand the family moved to a larger Born: Enoch Arnold Bennett, 27 May. Free download or read online The Old Wives Tale pdf (ePUB) (The Five Towns Series) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Arnold Bennett.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this classics, fiction story are Constance Baines, /5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bennett, Arnold, Tales of the five towns.

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out of 5 stars Tales of the Five Towns. Reviewed in Germany on 25 September Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Tales of the Five Towns reflects the social and cultural atmosphere of the "potteries" at the nd of the 19th century.

Read more. Helpful/5(23). Arnold Bennett chose to fictionalize these towns by changing their names and omitting one (Fenton) as he apparently felt that “Five Towns” was more euphonious than “Six Towns”. The real town names which are thinly disguised in the novel are: Hanley, Longton, Burslem and Tunstal, the fifth, Stoke, became “Knype”.

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British author Arnold Bennett's most acclaimed and enduring works are a series of novels set around the Potteries district of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, his native region. This volume of short stories delves further into the lives of the residents of the fictional "Five Towns" that Bennett explores in novels like Anna of the Five Towns and Clayhanger.4/5(1).

centre, the Paris of the Five Towns--Hanbridge, the county borough of sixty odd thousand inhabitants. It is the festival of the masses that old Jack sprang from, and every genteel person who can leaves the Five Towns for the seaside at the end of July.

Nevertheless, the district is never more crammed than at Knype Wakes. And, of course, genteel. Tales of the Five Towns Arnold BENNETT ( - ) This is a selection of short stories recounting, with gentle satire and tolerant good humour, the small town provincial life at the end of the nineteenth century, based around the six towns in the county of Staffordshire, England, known as the Potteries.

Anna of the Five towns Tales of the Five Towns - short stories - The Grim Smile of the Five Towns - short stories - The Old Wives' Tale Clayhanger The Card Hilda Lessways The Matador of the Five Towns - short stories - These Twain The Roll Call Dodo Collections brings you another classic from Arnold Bennett, 'Tales of the Five Towns'.

This book of short stories is humorous, poignant, gripping, and occasionally tragic. Bennett writes with charm and good humor, but his observations about. by Arnold Bennett includes books Tales of the Five Towns, The Matador of the Five Towns, The Roll-Call, and several more.

See the complete The Five Towns series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Tales of the Five Towns by Arnold Bennett Part 3 out of 4. homepage; Index of Tales of the Five Towns; Previous part (2) Next part (4) After a honeymoon of five weeks in the shining cities of the Mediterranean and in Paris, they re-entered the British Empire by the august portals of the Chatham and Dover Railway.

They stood. Arnold Bennett chose to fictionalize these towns by changing their names and omitting one (Fenton) as he apparently felt that "Five Towns" was more euphonious than "Six Towns".

The real town names which are thinly disguised in the novel are: Hanley, Longton, Burslem and Tunstal, the fifth, Stoke became "Knype". Read "Tales Of The Five Towns" by Arnold Bennett available from Rakuten : Gutenberg. Book from Project Gutenberg: Tales of the Five Towns. Tales of the Five Towns eBook: Bennett, Arnold: : Kindle Store.

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This book starts very slowly and takes a bit of time to get into. The character of Anna develops and grows and the reader grows to like her and feel for her in a very natural and unforced way. The setting is a time, now gone forever, of the growth of the middle classes in industrial mid-England, the potteries of a mythical (though realistic 4/5(1).

Tales of the Five Towns by Bennett, Arnold and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at British author Arnold Bennett's most acclaimed and enduring works are a series of novels set around the Potteries district of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, his native region.

This volume of short stories delves further into the lives of the res. This is the second Bennett book I read set in the Five Towns area (the first was Anna of the Five Towns). This book is longer and more complex but carries on the direct form of writing that seems to characterize Bennett's work.

The direct, simple form of his prose draws the reader in and involves her in the experiences in these two women's by: "The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories" is a collection written by English writer Arnold Bennett (). It was first published in These satirical stories draw on the author's experience of life in the Potteries, as did most of his best work.

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In Bennett's novel, this effect becomes devastating.The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories Arnold Bennett Read by Andy Minter () ( stars; 26 reviews) Twenty-two short stories by Arnold Bennett, mainly set in the 'Five Towns', Bennett's name for the pottery manufacturing towns of the English midlands (Summary by Andy Minter).

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