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Arnold Bennett

Arnold BennettAKA Enoch Arnold Bennett

Born: 27-May-1867
Birthplace: Hanley, Staffordshire, England
Died: 27-Mar-1931
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: Typhoid Fever
Remains: Buried, Burslem Cemetery, Burslem, Staffordshire, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Five Towns novels

Father: (solicitor)
Wife: Marguerite Soulié (French actress, m. 1907, separated 1921)
Girlfriend: Dorothy Cheston (one child in 1926)

    High School: Middle School, Newcastle-under-Lyme
    University: University of London

    Risk Factors: Typhoid

Author of books:
The Man from the North (1898, novel)
Anna of the Five Towns (1902, novel, Five Towns)
The Old Wives' Tale (1908, novel, Five Towns)
Buried Alive (1908, novel)
Clayhanger (1910, novel, Five Towns)
The Card (1911, novel)
Hilda Lessways (1911, novel, Five Towns)
Over There: War Scenes on the Western Front (1915, pamphlet)
These Twain (1916, novel, Five Towns)
Riceyman Steps (1923, novel)
The Clayhanger Family (1925, novel, including earlier novels)
The Vanguard (1927, novel)
Imperial Palace (1930, novel)
The Journals of Arnold Bennett, 18961928 (1932-33, 3 vols.)

Wrote plays:
Milestones (1912, with Edward Knoblock)
The Great Adventure (1913, adapted from novel Buried Alive)

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