The Old Wives' Tale

The Old Wives' Tale

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Regarded as one of Arnold Bennett's finest works, The Old Wives' Tale was first published in 1908. It tells the story of sisters Constance and Sophia Baines, both very different from one another, and follows their lives from youth into old age. Bennett's inspiration was an encounter in a Parisian restaurant: "an old woman came into the restaurant to dine. She was fat, shapeless, ugly, and grotesque. She had a ridiculous voice, and ridiculous gestures. It was easy… (more)

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Publisher: The Floating Press (April 01, 2009)

Format: EPUB

File size: 611 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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