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eBook The Grim Smile of the Five Towns ePub

by Arnold Bennett

  • ISBN: 1434100731
  • Category: Genre Fiction
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Arnold Bennett
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Boomer Books (July 30, 2008)
  • Pages: 216
  • ePub book: 1351 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1846 kb
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  • Rating: 4.1
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The Grim Smile of the Five Towns is the second major collection of stories written by Arnold Bennett. The book first appeared in print in June 1907. Only around half of the stories had previously appeared in print.

The Grim Smile of the Five Towns is the second major collection of stories written by Arnold Bennett. The Silent Brothers". Vera's First Christmas Adventure". The Murder of the Mandarin". Vera's Second Christmas".

Книга жанра: Старинная литература, Старинная литература: Прочее. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at ww. utenberg. Title: The Grim Smile of the Five Towns. Author: Arnold Bennett. Posting Date: September 11, 2009 Release Date: December, 2003 First Posted: March 10, 2002. Character set encoding: ASCII.

She smiled at me. She looked excited and younger than her forty-five years. The people of the Five Towns often laughed at Sir Jee, but they also wanted to say thank you for the schools and hospitals

txt 29 Кб. Chapter one. News of the engagement. She smiled at me. There was something strange in her smile. The people of the Five Towns often laughed at Sir Jee, but they also wanted to say thank you for the schools and hospitals. They decided to give him a portrait for a present. So Cressage painted the portrait and many people in London thought it was very good.

More books by Arnold Bennett. The stories involve the deeds and misdeeds of the inhabitants of five contiguous towns - Turnhill, Bursley, Hanbridge, Knype, and Longshaw, based on real villages in the Potteries, Staffordshire, England, around the turn of the twentieth century. The Grand Babylon Hotel. The stories dwell on relatively minor events in the lives of the inhabitants but the author manages to maintain the momentum and interest in each story. The characters are all nice, warm, cuddly individuals, people that you would not mind spending an evening with.

British author Arnold Bennett returns to his native stomping grounds - the Potteries district of England's West Midlands region - with this collection of insightful, darkly witty stories about the denizens of the fictionalized "Five Towns. From love gone wrong to mischief and misadventure, these sharply drawn tales run the gamut.

Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931. London : Chatto & Windus. inlibrary; printdisabled; trent university;. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Trent University Library Donation. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by station15. cebu on January 24, 2019. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata).

In the Five Towns the following history is related by those who know it as something side-splittingly funny-as one of the best jokes that ever occurred in a district devoted to jokes. And I, too, have hitherto regarded it as such

In the Five Towns the following history is related by those who know it as something side-splittingly funny-as one of the best jokes that ever occurred in a district devoted to jokes. And I, too, have hitherto regarded it as such. But upon my soul, now that I come to write it down, it strikes me as being, after all, a pretty grim tragedy. However, you shall judge, and laugh or cry as you please. It began in the little house of Mrs Carpole, up at Bleakridge, on the hill between Bursley and Hanbridge. Mrs Carpole was the second Mrs Carpole, and her husband was dead

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A sympathetic collection of stories about the pride, pretensions, and snobbery of life in the Potteries, the small towns of northern England's manufacturing district, with their Methodists, manufacturers, and artisans. Includes "The Death of Simon Fuge," one of the finest short stories ever written in the English language. Arnold Bennett, a versatile and prolific writer who was one of the luminaries of the London literary scene during the early twentieth century, grew up in the environs of Hanley, Staffordshire, one of the Midlands pottery towns that later served as a backdrop for many of his celebrated novels and stories. Newly designed and typeset for easy reading by Boomer Books.