Anna of the Five Towns

Anna of the Five Towns

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Against a brilliantly observed background of life in the Staffordshire Potteries, "Anna Of The Five Towns" is both a novel about a gossipy, myopic, savage community and at its heart a young girl dominated by her miserly father. Bennett's portrait of Anna as a spirited, subtle, complex modern woman makes this book as absorbing and moving today as when it was first written.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 126 x 194 x 16mm | 181.44g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141184167
  • 9780141184166
  • 407,789

About Arnold Bennett

Arnold Bennett (1867-1931) was for some thirty years the dominant British novelist and critic. His greatest novels are ANNA OF THE FIVE TOWNS, THE OLD WIVES' TALE and RICEYMAN STEPS.
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4 38% (358)
3 26% (247)
2 9% (87)
1 4% (40)
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