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....

How To Live On 24 Hours A Day

Philosophers have explained space. They have not explained time. It is the inexplicable raw material of everything. With it, all is possible; without it, nothing. The supply of...

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...

Lilian

Lilian, in dark blue office frock with an embroidered red line round the neck and detachable black wristlets that preserved the ends of the sleeves from dust and friction, sat...

Mental Efficiency And Other Hints

No one is a worse guide to success than your typical successful man. He seldom understands the reasons of his own success; and when he is asked by a popular magazine to give his...

The Price Of Love

Rachel Fleckring falls in love with a family member of her employer, Mrs Maldon. Rachel's romance evolves and matures to recognise that her lover is not as perfect and honest as...

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