Produced by Jonathan Ingram, David McLachlan and PG Distributed Proofreaders _The Title_ A COMEDY IN THREE ACTS BY ARNOLD BENNETT LONDON CHATTO & WINDUS MCMXVIII CHARACTERS MR. CULVER MRS. CULVER HILDEGARDE CULVER } their children JOHN CULVER } TRANTO MISS STARKEY SAMPSON STRAIGHT PARLOURMAID ACT I An evening between Christmas and New Year, before dinner.
Produced by Jonathan Ingram and PG Distributed Proofreaders THE ROLL-CALL BY ARNOLD BENNETT THIRD EDITION BY THE SAME AUTHOR NOVELS A Man from the North Anna of the Five Towns Leonora A Great Man Sacred and Profane Love Whom God hath Joined Buried Alive The Old Wives’ Tale The Glimpse Helen with the High Hand
Produced by Jonathan Ingram, Bill Hershey. and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. THE REGENT A FIVE TOWNS STORY OF ADVENTURE IN LONDON BY ARNOLD BENNETT 1913 CONTENTS PART I CHAPTER I. DOG-BITE. II. THE BANK-NOTE III. WILKINS’S IV. ENTRY INTO THE THEATRICAL WORLD V. MR SACHS TALKS VI. LORD WOLDO AND LADY WOLDO PART II
THE PRICE OF LOVE A Tale by ARNOLD BENNETT 1914 CONTENTS CHAPTER I. MONEY IN THE HOUSE II. LOUIS’ DISCOVERY III. THE FEAST IV. IN THE NIGHT V. NEWS OF THE NIGHT VI. THEORIES OF THE THEFT VII. THE CINEMA VIII. END AND BEGINNING IX. THE MARRIED WOMAN X. THE CHASM XI. JULIAN’S DOCUMENT XII.
THE PRETTY LADY A Novel by ARNOLD BENNETT 1918 “_Virtue has never yet been adequately represented by any who have had any claim to be considered virtuous. It is the sub-vicious who best understand virtue. Let the virtuous people stick to describing vice–which they can do well enough_.” SAMUEL BUTLER CONTENTS Chapter 1. THE PROMENADE
THE MATADOR OF THE FIVE TOWNS AND OTHER STORIES by ARNOLD BENNETT 1912 BY THE SAME AUTHOR NOVELS A MAN FROM THE NORTH ANNA OF THE FIVE TOWNS LEONORA A GREAT MAN SACRED AND PROFANE LOVE WHOM GOD HATH JOINED BURIED ALIVE THE OLD WIVES’ TALE THE GLIMPSE HELEN WITH THE HIGH HAND CLAYHANGER HILDA
Produced by Jonathan Ingram, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. THE HUMAN MACHINE BY ARNOLD BENNETT _First Published November 1908 Second Edition September 1910 Third Edition April 1911 Fourth Edition August 1912 Fifth Edition January 1913 Sixth Edition August 1913_ CONTENTS I TAKING ONESELF FOR GRANTED II AMATEURS IN THE ART OF LIVING III THE
Produced by Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. THE GRIM SMILE OF THE FIVE TOWNS ARNOLD BENNETT To my old and constant friend JOSEPH DAWSON a student profoundly versed in the human nature of the Five Towns CONTENTS The Lion’s Share Baby’s Bath The Silent Brothers The Nineteenth Hat Vera’s First Christmas Adventure
Prepared by David Reed firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett T. Racksole & Daughter Chapter One THE MILLIONAIRE AND THE WAITER ‘YES, sir?’ Jules, the celebrated head waiter of the Grand Babylon, was bending formally towards the alert, middle-aged man who had just entered the smoking-room and dropped into a basket-chair
Produced by Jonathan Ingram, Carol David and PG Distributed Proofreaders WORKS BY ARNOLD BENNETT NOVELS A MAN FROM THE NORTH ANNA OF THE FIVE TOWNS LEONORA A GREAT MAN SACRED AND PROFANE LOVE WHOM GOD HATH JOINED BURIED ALIVE THE OLD WIVES’ TALE THE GLIMPSE LILIAN MR. PROHACK LORD RAINGO IMPERIAL PALACE HELEN WITH THE
Produced by Jonathan Ingram, David McLachlan and PG Distributed Proofreaders THE AUTHOR’S CRAFT By ARNOLD BENNETT WORKS BY ARNOLD BENNETT NOVELS A Man from the North Anna of the Five Towns Leonora A Great Man Sacred and Profane Love Whom God hath Joined Buried Alive The Old Wives’ Tale The Glimpse Helen with the High
Produced by Jonathan Ingram and PG Distributed Proofreaders TALES OF THE FIVE TOWNS By ARNOLD BENNETT * * * * * First published January 1905 * * * * * TO MARCEL SCHWOB MY LITERARY GODFATHER IN FRANCE * * * * * CONTENTS PART I AT HOME HIS WORSHIP THE GOOSEDRIVER THE ELIXIR OF