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The Regent

Arnold Bennett

'The Regent' is, if not a sequel to 'The Card', then a 'Further Adventures of' the eponymous hero of that novel. Denry Machin is now forty-three and begins to feel that he is getting old, that making money and a happy home life are not enough and that he has lost his touch as the entrepreneur and entertainer of the 'Five Towns'. In fact, as he says to himself 'What I want is change - and a lot of it too!'. A chance meeting at the local theatre leads to his going to London and then... (Summary by A.J.M.)

'The Regent' is, if not a sequel to 'The Card', then a 'Further Adventures of' the eponymous hero of that novel. Denry Machin is now forty-three and begins to feel that he is getting old, that making money and a happy home life are not enough and that he has lost his touch as the entrepreneur and entertainer of the 'Five Towns'. In fact, as he says to himself 'What I want is change - and a lot of it too!'. A chance meeting at the local theatre leads to his going to London and then... (Summary by A.J.M.)
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'The Regent' is, if not a sequel to 'The Card', then a 'Further Adventures of' the eponymous hero of that novel. Denry Machin is now forty-three and begins to feel that he is getting old, that making money and a happy home life are not enough and that he has lost his touch as the entrepreneur and entertainer of the 'Five Towns'. In fact, as he says to himself 'What I want is change - and a lot of it too!'. A chance meeting at the local theatre leads to his going to London and then... (Summary by A.J.M.)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

9h


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

51:16


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

50:51


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

50:20


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

44:38


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

51:28


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

56:34


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:01:50


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:03:57


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

56:34


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

53:13