Clayhanger (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Clayhanger (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Arnold Bennett
     
 

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The first novel of a family saga, Clayhanger (1910) is a coming-of-age story set in the Midlands of Victorian England.  It follows Edwin Clayhanger as he leaves school, takes over the family business and falls in love. The triumph of the book is the minute detailing of the effect of bourgeois respectability on Edwin’s life and finally his

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The first novel of a family saga, Clayhanger (1910) is a coming-of-age story set in the Midlands of Victorian England.  It follows Edwin Clayhanger as he leaves school, takes over the family business and falls in love. The triumph of the book is the minute detailing of the effect of bourgeois respectability on Edwin’s life and finally his submission to it.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411463554
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
09/27/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
716
File size:
653 KB

Meet the Author


Arnold Bennett (1867–1931) was a British writer whose prolific output included numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, literary criticism as well as theatre journalism, an opera, and a screenplay. English novelist Margaret Drabble says of him, “Bennett’s books I think are very fine indeed, on the highest level, deeply moving… I feel they have been underrated.”

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