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Enoch Arnold Bennett (27 May 1867 – 27 March 1931) was an English writer.
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The Grand Babylon Hotel

novel of the same title
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The Grand Babylon Hotel is a novel by Arnold Bennett, published in January 1902, about the mysterious disappearance of a German prince.

How to Live on 24 Hours a Day

One of Bennett's most popular non-fiction works was the self-help book How to Live on 24 Hours a Day.
How to Live on 24 Hours a Day (1910), written by Arnold Bennett, is part of a larger work entitled How to Live.

The Old Wives' Tale

Bennett's novel The Old Wives' Tale was an immediate success throughout the English-speaking world when it was published in 1908. The Clayhanger Family and The Old Wives' Tale also draw on experience of life in the Potteries, as did several of his other novels.
The Old Wives' Tale is a novel by Arnold Bennett, first published in 1908.

Stoke-on-Trent

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Hanley was one of the Six Towns that were joined together at the beginning of the 20th century as Stoke-on-Trent and are depicted as "the Five Towns" in some of Bennett's novels.
Stoke-on-Trent is often known as "the city of five towns", because of the name given to it by local novelist Arnold Bennett and is the only polycentric city in the UK. In his novels, Bennett used mostly recognisable aliases for five of the six towns (although he called Stoke "Knype").

Riceyman Steps

In 1923 Bennett won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel Riceyman Steps.
Riceyman Steps is a novel by British novelist Arnold Bennett, first published in 1923 and winner of that year's James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction.

The Clayhanger Family

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The Clayhanger Family and The Old Wives' Tale also draw on experience of life in the Potteries, as did several of his other novels.
The Clayhanger Family is a series of novels by Arnold Bennett, published between 1910 and 1918.

Anna of the Five Towns

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Anna of the Five Towns, the first of Bennett's novels about life in the Staffordshire Potteries, appeared in 1902.
'Anna of the Five Towns' is a novel by Arnold Bennett, first published in 1902 and one of his best-known works.

James Tait Black Memorial Prize

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In 1923 Bennett won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel Riceyman Steps.

The Card (1952 film)

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Several of Bennett's novels set in the Potteries have been made into films, for example The Card starring Alec Guinness, or television mini-series, such as Anna of the Five Towns and Clayhanger.
The Card is a black-and-white film version of the novel by Arnold Bennett.

Burslem

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Enoch Bennett, his father, qualified as a solicitor in 1876, and the family moved to a larger house between Hanley and Burslem.
Many of the novels of Arnold Bennett evoke Victorian Burslem, with its many potteries, mines, and working canal barges.

Baker Street

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Bennett died of typhoid at his home in Baker Street, London, on 27 March 1931, after returning from a visit to Paris where, in defiance of a waiter's advice, he had drunk tap water in a restaurant.
Residents of the prestigious mansion block, Chiltern Court, on the Regent's Park end of Baker Street include the novelists Arnold Bennett and H.G Wells who are commemorated with a blue plaque.

Longton, Staffordshire

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Arnold Bennett referred to Longton as Longshaw in his novels centred on the Potteries towns.

The Card

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The Card is a comic novel written by Arnold Bennett in 1911 (entitled Denry the Audacious in the American edition).

Literary Taste: How to Form It

Literary Taste: How to Form it is a long essay by Arnold Bennett, first published in 1909, with a revised edition by his friend Frank Swinnerton appearing in 1937.

Tunstall, Staffordshire

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Charles Shaw was a 19th-century potter who's in-depth autobiography has given some of the clearest insights into the Victorian Potteries, and provided Arnold Bennett with inspiration for his Clayhanger novels.

Helen with a High Hand

Helen with a High Hand is a short, comedic novel by Arnold Bennett, published in 1910.

Imperial Palace (novel)

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Imperial Palace is the last and longest novel by author Arnold Bennett.

The Grim Smile of the Five Towns

The Grim Smile of the Five Towns is the second major collection of stories written by Arnold Bennett.

Novelist

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He is best known as a novelist, but he also worked in other fields such as the theatre, journalism, propaganda and films.
George Eliot (1801–86) on the other hand is particularly associated with the rural English Midlands, whereas Arnold Bennett (1867–1931) is the novelist of the Potteries in Staffordshire, or the "Five Towns", (actually six) that now make-up Stoke-on-Trent.

Hanley, Staffordshire

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Bennett was born in a modest house in Hanley in the Potteries district of Staffordshire.

Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Bennett was educated in Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Arnold Bennett, the novelist, playwright, and essayist, completed his schooling at the Middle School and called the town Oldcastle in his Clayhanger trilogy of novels.

Holy Matrimony (1943 film)

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The screenplay was based on the novel Buried Alive by Arnold Bennett.

Those United States

Those United States, subtitled Impressions of a First Visit, is a book detailing Arnold Bennett's first journey (via a transatlantic steam ship) to the United States of America.

Piccadilly (film)

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Piccadilly is a 1929 British silent drama film directed by E. A. Dupont, written by Arnold Bennett and starring Gilda Gray, Anna May Wong, and Jameson Thomas.

The Great Adventure (1921 film)

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The film is based upon the novel Buried Alive by Arnold Bennett.