The study and appreciation of the life, works and times of Arnold Bennett

Books

Mr Prohack: Special Edition

Special Edition of Mr Prohack from Forgotten Book Series With special front page featuring Arnold Bennett statue. ISBN 9781985356603    

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Desire by Una L Silberrad

Desire is the story of an Edwardian New Woman who finds fulfilment in work and love after rejecting high society.  First published in 1908, Una L Silberrad’s novel of professional integrity and feminist aspiration for the right to work was praised by contemporary reviews because ‘it satisfied the intelligence at the same time as it […]

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Winner of the 2017 Book Prize Potters: A Division of Labour

Winner of the 2017 Arnold Bennett Society Book Prize Potters: A Division of Labour by John Lancaster This is John Lancaster’s fifth collection and is rooted in this home territory of Stoke on Trent. Eighteen poems depicting work and life at the Alfred Meakin Pottery in Tunstal in 1964 Copies obtainable from Longmarsh Press, 5 […]

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How to Make The Best of Life

This Fairy Good condition, Hardback, First edition published by Hodder and Stoughton in 1923 is for sale at £6, including Postage and Packaging.  UK only. A self-help book from 1923 for 2018  

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Letters of Arnold Bennett IV volume

A chance to own a Very good condition, hardback copy of the Letters of Arnold Bennett IV volume.  Edited by James Hepburn This collection of 448 family letters concludes the four-volume edition of Bennett’s correspondence. The letters cover Bennett’s relationship with Marguerite from the first days of their courtship to the breakdown of the marriage […]

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Clayhanger – 1973 Publication

A 1973 edition of Clayhanger is up for sale. Originally published in 1910 This hardback edition features Peter McEnery on the front cover.  Peter played Edwin Clayhanger in the ATV dramatisation along with Janet Suzman, Harry Andrews, Denis Quilley and Joyce Redman. This copy is in very good condition and is for sale at £1 […]

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Line Drawing by Janet Blight

An original line drawing by Jane Blight for the Arnold Bennett Society. A numbered Limited Edition of 200 – Ready to pop into a frame  …..directly by the two steps into the street. The Old Wives’ Tale Ch 1 Frame – 10 inch by 8 inch. Actual drawing 7 inch X 5 inch  £1 each […]

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The Age of Decadence

Simon Heffer The Age of Decadence: Britain 1880 – 1914 – 21 September 2017 Review   The folk-memory of Britain in the years before the Great War is of a powerful, contented, orderly and thriving country. She commanded a vast empire. She bestrode international commerce. Her citizens were living longer, profiting from civil liberties their […]

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Arnold Bennett: Friends and Acquaintances 2016 Conference Papers

Ahead of publication of our 2017 Conference Papers, we have some copies of our 2016 papers for sale. The papers include:- Bennett and the Meaning of Friendship Eden Phillpotts: Arnold Bennett’s Friend and Early Role Model The Henry Dairy Letters: Arnold Bennett in Paris, 1903 – 1907 The Relationship between Arnold Bennett and Pauline Smith […]

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London Life: Arnold Bennett’s Capital Writing 2017 Conference Papers

Ahead of publication of our 2017 Conference Papers, we have some copies of our 2013 papers for sale. The papers include:- Arnold Bennet and Clubland, with particular reference to his membership of the Reform Club The Cannibalistic Feast” Eating and Reading the Capital Representing Experience and Reasserting Identity: The Send of Place in Bennett’s A […]

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