The Card, a Story of Adventure in the Five Towns by Arnold Bennett

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Enoch Arnold Bennett was a British novelist.His most famous works are the Clayhanger trilogy, The Card and The Old Wives' Tale. These books draw on his experience of life in the Potteries, as did most of his best work. The Card is a short comedic novel written by Arnold Bennett in 1911. It was later made into a 1952 movie starring Alec Guinness and Petula Clark. It chronicles the rise of Edward Henry ("Denry") Machin from washerwoman's son to Mayor of Bursley (a fictitious town based on Burslem).

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Arnold Bennett is best known for his novels The Clayhanger trilogy and "The Old Wives' Tale," and his nonfiction work "How to Live on 24 Hours a Day,"
Published May 16, 2012 by Methuen & Co Ltd. 157 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Non-fiction

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