NOVELS SHORT STORIES
POETRY CHILDREN'S BOOKS

The Old Wives' Tale
by Arnold Bennett
1908

Table of Contents

    Preface

    Book I
    Mrs. Baines

  1. The Square
  2. The Tooth
  3. A Battle
  4. Elephant
  5. The Traveller
  6. Escapade
  7. A Defeat

    Book II
    Constance

  1. Revolution
  2. Christmas and the Future
  3. Cyril
  4. Crime
  5. Another Crime
  6. The Widow
  7. Bricks and Mortar
  8. The Proudest Mother

    Book III
    Sophia

  1. The Elopement
  2. Supper
  3. An Ambition Satisfied
  4. A Crisis for Gerald
  5. Fever
  6. The Siege
  7. Success

    Book IV
    What Life Is

  1. Frensham's
  2. The Meeting
  3. Towards Hotel Life
  4. End of Sophia
  5. End of Constance