5 edition of The Grand Babylon Hotel found in the catalog.
|Statement||Classic Books Library|
|Publishers||Classic Books Library|
|LC Classifications||March 6, 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 71 p. :|
|Number of Pages||58|
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Annotations by Sam. Johnson & Geo. Steevens, and the various commentators, upon Midsummer nights dream, written by Will. Shakspere.
Not the same because I had a choice, but still fun to experience: charming, like the book. He is loaded with money, so why not?! The tapered masts stretched upwards at a rakish angle… The rays of sun fell on her caressingly, like a restorative.
Father and daughter are very close. Did Arnold Bennett launch 1902 the classic line, "Follow that car! This attitude, perhaps, precipitated a wild string of events following the arrival of an American millionaire, Theodore Racksole, and his daughter, Nella Helen. The audio version of this is available The Grand Babylon Hotel of cost at Librivox. I wonder if that term was used back in 1902 when this was first published in book form.
It's hard to imagine Bennet with his fairly light works, and Hardy with his oh so dark ones ever having enough in common to find something to talk about. Their edition of 4 February 1992 was on the Penguin Classics line. The gambit was quite successful for Arnold Bennett. Anna Simon does the narration. I far prefer Bennett's more serious novels. What he hasn't counted on is having to deal with a criminal conspiracy whose purposes are not at all clear, and events take an unexpected turn as Theodore and Nella play detectiv The Grand Babylon Hotel is an exclusive London establishment, and American millionaire Theodore Racksole, visiting the hotel with his spirited 23-year-old daughter Nella, decides to buy the place.
I guess he abandoned his day job with this and other successes underneath his belt, and took to writing on a full-time basis. From Imperial Palace 1930 Appendix C: Photographs and Caricatures of Arnold Bennett Appendix D: Contemporary Reviews of The Grand Babylon Hotel• Many decades later, it's still on the menu at The Grand Babylon Hotel Savoy Grill and elsewhere.
A new edition of the novel was published by various publishers in 1904, 1905, 1906, 1910, 1913, 1914, 1920, 1924, 1930, 1932, 1936.
It begins with American millionaire, Theodore Racksole, and his daughter, Nella, staying at the Grand Babylon Hotel in London. I remarked to myself more than once how different these two titles are and yet definitely the same author.
In 1920 the title was used by the German filmmaker for his thriller. With the help of his independent daughter Nella and another German prince, Racksole sets out to solve the mystery. Prince Aribert, who met Nella in Paris while he was travelling incognito under the name of Count Steenbock, confides the whole story to her. Each step is spelled out so explicitly and so clearly that the reader need scarcely think. Most of the chapters closed with a cliffhanger.
Yet on that night was to happen the mightiest upheaval that the Grand Babylon had ever known.