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The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories (Unabridged)

Arnold Bennett

The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories is a collection written by English writer Arnold Bennett (1867-1931). It was first published in 1912. These satirical stories draw on author's experience of life in the Potteries, as did most of his best work. This collection includes 22 tales of life in the five pottery manufacturing towns of Staffordshire: Mimi, The Supreme Illusion, The Letter and the Lie, The Glimpse, Jock-at-a-Venture, The Heroism of Thomas Chadwick, Under the Clock, Three Episodes in the Life of Mr Cowlishaw Dentist, Catching the Train, The Widow of the Balcony, The Cat and Cupid, The Fortune Teller, The Long Lost Uncle, The Tight Hand, Why the Clock Stopped, Hot Potatoes, Half a Sovereign, The Blue Suit, The Tiger and the Baby, The Revolver, An Unfair Advantage.

The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories is a collection written by English writer Arnold Bennett (1867-1931). It was first published in 1912. These satirical stories draw on author's experience of life in the Potteries, as did most of his best work. This collection includes 22 tales of life in the five pottery manufacturing towns of Staffordshire: Mimi, The Supreme Illusion, The Letter and the Lie, The Glimpse, Jock-at-a-Venture, The Heroism of Thomas Chadwick, Under the Clock, Three Episodes in the Life of Mr Cowlishaw Dentist, Catching the Train, The Widow of the Balcony, The Cat and Cupid, The Fortune Teller, The Long Lost Uncle, The Tight Hand, Why the Clock Stopped, Hot Potatoes, Half a Sovereign, The Blue Suit, The Tiger and the Baby, The Revolver, An Unfair Advantage.
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The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories is a collection written by English writer Arnold Bennett (1867-1931). It was first published in 1912. These satirical stories draw on author's experience of life in the Potteries, as did most of his best work. This collection includes 22 tales of life in the five pottery manufacturing towns of Staffordshire: Mimi, The Supreme Illusion, The Letter and the Lie, The Glimpse, Jock-at-a-Venture, The Heroism of Thomas Chadwick, Under the Clock, Three Episodes in the Life of Mr Cowlishaw Dentist, Catching the Train, The Widow of the Balcony, The Cat and Cupid, The Fortune Teller, The Long Lost Uncle, The Tight Hand, Why the Clock Stopped, Hot Potatoes, Half a Sovereign, The Blue Suit, The Tiger and the Baby, The Revolver, An Unfair Advantage.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Stanley Green

Length:

10h 22m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

39:02


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

41:49


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

37:18


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

15:01


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

15:53


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

24:29


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

42:38


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

30:23


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

16:59


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

28:21


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

25:52


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

18:32


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

29:31


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

26:56


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

31:43


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

15:57


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

29:07


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

29:28


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

12:54


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

26:57


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

30:40


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

16:56


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

36:07