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

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Annual Literary Lunch 2018

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Our 6th Annual Literary Lunch will be held on Wednesday 5 December 2018 At Middleport Pottery, Stoke on Trent Our guest speaker will be Dr Jonathan Taylor, author of the novels Entertaining Strangers (Salt, 2012) and Melissa (Salt, 2015), and the memoir Take Me Home: Parkinson’s, My Father, Myself (Granta Books, 2007). His poetry collection […]

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From the Vaults, but worth reading again

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The Age of Uncertainty –  On Google searches, the name ‘Arnold Bennett’ frequently appeared, but each time I dismissed him without a moment’s consideration. The very idea! But why was I so prejudiced against a novelist who had once been called “the English Zola”? I couldn’t quite remember. Mrs Woolf and Mr Bennett

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