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Both were men of vast output in fiction ; to say nothing of their short stories , Wells
wrote nearly fifty novels , Bennett thirty . Of these , perhaps ten of Wells ' s are still
valuable in their own right , if the best of the scientific romances are included ...
Hardy was of Wessex and remained of Wessex , as Bennett was never of the Five
Towns . For Hardy , Wessex was a microcosm of the universe , and we accept it
as such . But for Bennett the Five Towns were provincial ; he left them when he ...
And life is something for Bennett that exists wholly in time , the simplest , least
philosophically construed time , time that is the ticking of the clock . The French
poet Laforgue sighed : Ah , que la vie est quotidienne ! For Bennett that life is ...
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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