Arnold Bennett
The Savoy Hotel, Strand, Westminster, London

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Name: Arnold Bennett
Category: Author

Person Summary:

Arnold Bennett (1867-1931),English Novelist & writer.Notable Works included the Clayhanger Trilogy (Clayhanger 1910,Hilda Lessways 1911,These Twain 1916),The Old Wives Tale, The Card, Anna of the Five Towns, and The Grand Babylon Hotel (1902). Bennett also wrote extensively for the stage, and contributed articles to periodicals and newspapers. He was a noted and widely respected reviewer of literature. He has an ongoing blog documenting his life and times

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Years of Residence: 1929 - 1929
Source: Arnold Bennett (By James Hepburn) & Studies in the Siurces of Arnold bennett's Novels (By Louis Tillier)

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Arnold Bennett (1867-1931),English Novelist stayed here in 1929,and modeled his novel Imperial Palace (1930) on research on the Savoy whilst staying here. He also stayed here in 1901,also basing his earlier novel The Grand Babylon Hotel (1902),on the Savoy

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The Savoy Hotel
United Kingdom

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The Savoy Hotel was opened in 1889 under the auspices of Richard D'Oyly Carte (1844-1901),English Theatrical Impresario,who owned the Savoy Theatre (1881),next door. Since its opening,the Savoy Hotel has played host to a great many notable guests,from Singers of stage & screen,artists,actors,directors,musicians,politicians and many more.

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