Anna of the Five Towns - Penguin Modern Classics (Paperback)
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Anna of the Five Towns - Penguin Modern Classics (Paperback)

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Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 26/07/2001
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Against a brilliantly observed background of life in the Staffordshire Potteries, ANNA OF THE FIVE TOWNS is both a novel about a gossipy, myopic, savage community and at its heart a young girl dominated by her miserly father. Bennett's portraitof Anna as a spirited, subtle, complex modern woman makes this book as absorbing and moving today as when it was first written.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141184166
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 179 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 14 mm

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“Work, religion and a woman's life”

I think that the overwhelming sense or atmosphere of this book is sadness. Nevertheless, it is a faithful picture of life in a town of the turn of the century. This is of course the story of the towns of Stoke on... More

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“Well worth reading.”

This book took me a long time to read as the writing tends to long-windedness. Having said that, there are some lovely descriptions of the Staffordshire countryside and the people of the county are well portrayed. The... More

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