The Regent by Arnold Bennett

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In this sequel to ‘The Card’, Edward Henry Machin (Denry Machin for short) continues his adventures and opportunism - from unexpected stock market gains to becoming the proprietor of a well known and respected London Theatre - where he finds that he is 'practically also a theatrical manager with a play to produce, artistes to engage, and the public to attract'. Bennett succeeds as before in delighting the reader with his jocular humour and commentary upon human nature.
 

About Arnold Bennett

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Arnold Bennett was born on May 27, 1867 in Hanley, Staffordshire, England. He began his working career as a law clerk and later he left the legal field and became an editor for the magazine Woman. His first novel was "A Man from the North." He wrote several novels set in Hanley, the town where he was born. These are known as the Five Town novels. Other titles include "The Babylon Hotel," "The Truth about an Author," and "How to Live on 24 Hours a Day." "The Journal of Arnold Bennett" was published posthumously in three volumes. Bennett died in London of typhoid fever on March 27, 1931.
 
Published May 17, 2012 by University of Michigan Library. 280 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Erotica, Action & Adventure, Law & Philosophy, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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