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

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Personally Speaking

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Ambition’s the key to reviving derelict sites The following article first appeared in the Sentinel (Stoke on Trent) Monday March 4, 2019 BBC Radio 4’s adaptation over five weekends  of Arnold Bennet’s novels, ‘China Towns ‘ is still further evidence of the rich seam of Burlsem’s cultural heritage being in the  national spotlight. Again!! Its […]

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A business columnist’s perspective on The Old Wives’ Tale

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  Daniel Akst.   For a writer, Arnold Bennett was a pretty good businessman. He earned enough from his prodigious output to buy not just one yacht but two — and the second was so vast, it required a crew of eight. Unjustly forgotten today, Bennett was a literary dreadnought in his own right during the first […]

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