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Published by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementArnold Bennett
SeriesThe Clayhanger family ; bk. 1
The Physical Object
Pagination698 p.
Number of Pages698
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23340443M

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Jan 09,  · "Crammed with details of Victorian life, the first book in Bennett's trilogy about a Potteries family examines how one man, Edwin Clayhanger, is shaped by class, geography and ties of blood." —Guardian "For Bennett compassion is not soggy. It involves understanding.4/5(3). Jul 05,  · Clayhanger [Arnold Bennett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Arnold Bennett () was a British writer. He went to work for his father but was unhappy working for his father and earning very little money. The theme of parental miserliness occurs in his works. At 21 he went to London to clerk for a solicitor. He then began working for a magazine called Women/5(8). Apr 28,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Sep 01,  · The core of his writing is psychological truth, clinically observed, crisply reported * Sunday Times * Arnold Bennett writes marvelously on the stuff of life * New York Times * Crammed with details of Victorian life, the first book in Bennett's trilogy about a Potteries family examines how one man, Edwin Clayhanger, is shaped by class 4/5().

Hilda Lessways (Clayhanger series) by Bennett, Arnold and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Jul 05,  · Clayhanger - Kindle edition by Arnold Bennett. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note /5(8). Jan 03,  · 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. A coming-of-age story set in the Midlands of Victorian England, following Edwin Clayhanger as he leaves school, takes over the family business, and falls in love.2/5(1). "These Twain" () is the third book in the Clayhanger trilogy, and chronicles the married life of Edwin and Hilda. Edwin, now released from the controlling influence of his father, finds himself free to run his business and his life, a freedom that is diminished by his wife's caprices.

Other articles where Clayhanger is discussed: Arnold Bennett: Old Wives’ Tale (), and Clayhanger (; included with its successors, Hilda Lessways, , and These Twain, , in The Clayhanger Family, )—have their setting there, the only exception being Riceyman Steps (), set in a lower-middle-class district of London. Clayhanger is a residential area of Brownhills, West Midlands, England.. It is located in the north of the Metropolitan Borough of Walsall, approximately five miles north of Walsall in an area which was part of Aldridge-Brownhills Urban District until Many of the houses in the area are privately owned and were built from with the sale of various farm land at opposite sides of Country: England. The Clayhanger Family, trilogy of semiautobiographical novels by Arnold Bennett. The first and best-known book of the three is Clayhanger (); it was followed by Hilda Lessways () and These Twain (). They were published together in Set in the late 19th century in a drab potters’. Clayhanger Arnold Bennett. Literature/Poetry; ratings. In one of the earlier chapters in the book, Bennett writes that Edwin had only heard of a philosopher as 'someone who made the best of a bad job' and in some ways that is what Edwin has to do in the book - survive under a stifling layer of conduct imposed by his father, his 4/5().