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

January 2019 Vol 6 No 4

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Greetings from snowy North Carolina!  In Winston-Salem, we are just emerging from an unprecedented blizzard.

There are many developments in the world of the ABS, as you will see from this issue of the newsletter.

Other highlights in this issue include a new feature introduce by Les Powner – a Bennett Quiz.

I do hope you that you will all have enjoyed a happy and peaceful celebration and are looking forward to an exciting new year!

Randi Saloman


A message from our new ABS Chair by Catherine Burgass

The 2018 Annual General Meeting by John Shapcott

Clayhanger, the TV Series an Update by Alan Pedley

Obituary for Georgina Pritchard by Elizabeth Leslie

Obituary for John Hammond by Jenny Graveson

Bennett on DVD, and Other Adaptations by John Davies

Bennett’s Staff by Jenny Graveson

The Christmas Literary Luncheon by Leslie Powner

Poor Willie by Jenny Graveson

The Bennett Quiz, by Leslie Powner

Philip Leese reads The Matador of the Five towns by Philip Leese

Review of Millicent Sutherland, One Hour and the Next by Catherine Burgass

Review of Jonathan Taylor, Cassandra Complex by Bert Flitcroft

From the Archives, compiled by Carol Gorton (Vol.3 No.11)

The Arnold Bennett Weekend: One Hundred Years in the Five Towns by Brian Lovatt

Happy Birthday, Arnold Bennett! – The Savoy Lunch by Jenny Graveson

Bennettiana by Rod Boroughs

Membership News

Sale of Books/Conference Papers/Merchandise

Looking Ahead

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