The Regent

Arnold BENNETT (1867 - 1931)

'The Regent' is, if not a sequel to 'The Card', then a 'Further Adventures of' the eponymous hero of that novel.

Denry Machin is now forty-three and begins to feel that he is getting old, that making money and a happy home life are not enough and that he has lost his touch as the entrepreneur and entertainer of the 'Five Towns'.

In fact, as he says to himself 'What I want is change - and a lot of it too!'. A chance meeting at the local theatre leads to his going to London and then... (Summary by A.J.M.)

Genre(s): General Fiction, Humorous Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Dog Bite Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:53:10
Play 02 The Bank Note Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:51:27
Play 03 Wilkins's Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:50:20
Play 04 Entry into the Theatrical World Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:44:42
Play 05 Mr. Sachs Talks Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:52:07
Play 06 Lord Waldo and Lady Waldo Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:58:47
Play 07 Corner-Stone Andy Minter (1934-2017)
01:01:51
Play 08 Dealing With Elsie Andy Minter (1934-2017)
01:03:58
Play 09 The First Night Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:56:36
Play 10 Isabel Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:53:14