The Grand Babylon Hotel

Theodore Racksole, a rich American multi millionaire, buys the Grand Babylon Hotel, a luxurious hotel in London, as a whim - and then finds out there are strange things going on -...

How To Live On 24 Hours A Day

With the advent of the modern corporate workplace in the twenty-first century, more and more people are toiling away behind desks, wearily clocking the standard forty-hour week....

Mental Efficiency

In this light-hearted yet thought-provoking book, Bennett offers his thoughts on exercising the mind, organising your life, the advantages (and disadvantages) of marriage and...

How to Live on 24 Hours a Day

Are you really 'living' or just existing? This classic of personal time management has inspired millions to make the most of "the daily miracle": the fresh allowance of time that...

The Burglary

Arnold Bennett (1867-1931) was an English author, born in one of the "Five Towns" which form the background of so many of his witty stories. In The Burglary, Bennett tells the...

The Murder of the Mandarin

A young wife in a quiet Midlands town, a new dress, a dance, an unimaginative husband. How could a mandarin's sudden death in far-away China have any connection with this homely...

Tales Of The Five Towns

This is a selection of short stories recounting, with gentle satire and tolerant good humour, the small town provincial life at the end of the nineteenth century, based around the...

Self and Self-management

Self and Self-Management: Essays about Existing is one of Bennett's most successful works, comprising a series of essays that address the struggles concerning work that mainly...

The Umbrella

Arnold Bennett (1867-1931) was an English author, born in one of the "Five Towns" which form the background of so many of his witty stories.When Professor Malpetant pays an...

A Bracelet at Bruges

'A Bracelet at Bruges' is a mystery story about a lost diamond bracelet. Initially there does not appear to be any mystery about the loss. Kitty Sartorius, the famous actress,...

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