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Title: The Old Wives' Tale
Author: Arnold Bennett
ISBN: 978-0-195863-19-2
Genre: Adventure, Classics, Romance
Level: 5
Module:

Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Teenage life
Home and neighbourhood
Social issues


Constance and Sophia are the two beautiful daughters of a draper. When she grows up, Constance marries the manager of her father's shop and works in the family business. Sophia, on the other hand, elopes to Paris with the dangerous Gerald Scales.

Thirty years later, Sophia returns to England as a rich and successful woman. How did Sophia earn her fortune? Is she still married to Gerald Scales?

Read this interesting story and discover the joys and miseries that the two sisters experience in their separate lives.

Arnold Bennett is famous for his stories set in the industrial towns in the centre of England about one hundred years ago. In The Old Wives' Tale, he looks at the way people change and develop in time.


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Mansfield Park, Level 4
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Vanity Fair, Level 5

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