[Novel] The Old Wives’ Tale (Arnold Bennett)

the old wives' tale

book

A novel that narrates the entire lives of two very different sisters in late 19th century England and France.

Positive:
Negative:
Sarcastic, thoroughly evocative prose that’s just a joy to read
Not the most original concept in the world
Interesting, likable, profound characters
Relatively engaging plot
Enlightening on late 19th century England and France
Thought-provoking on life

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