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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 . ... valuable in their own right , if the best
of the scientific romances are included , and , more certainly , five of Bennett's .
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 ...
Yet everything has been sternly subordinated to Bennett's overriding conception ,
and one is left with the feeling that never has the rhythm of ordinary life , life in
time , been so faithfully , so surely transcribed . The novel ranges from the trivial ...
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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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