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As a shy young man, Edwin is bullied by his father, Darius, but he succeeds in developing his interests in spite of a restrictive environment.
One of Edwin's interests is Hilda Lessways, a young woman from Staffordshire. Hilda proves to be independent and enigmatic, while Edwin proves that there are many ways to view love.
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Voir tous les supports. Offrir maintenant. The Clayhanger Family is a trilogy of semiautobiographical novels by Arnold Bennett. The first and best-known book of the three is Clayhanger ; it was followed by Hilda Lessways and These Twain They were published together in Set in the late 19th century in a drab potters' town in the industrial Midlands, Clayhanger begins the story of Edwin Clayhanger as he is attempting to wrest control of his life from his tyrannical and pragmatic father.
Repressed and shy, he falls in love with Hilda Lessways, a forthright young woman who, despite her attraction to Edwin, marries another man. After many years he finds her living a broken, destitute life, her husband imprisoned for bigamy and her child thus considered illegitimate. In spite of all, Clayhanger still loves Hilda.
Hilda Lessways, told from Hilda's point of view, chronicles her early life. In These Twain, Clayhanger and Hilda are married. He adopts her son, and the couple attempt to adapt their very different temperaments and routines to each other. He also worked in other fields such as journalism, propaganda and film. Date de parution. Avis libraires et clients.