The Old Wives' Tale
By Arnold Bennett
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The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett ranked # 87 on The Modern Library's Top 100 Novels list as selected by its Board Members.
The Old Wives' Tale is a novel by Arnold Bennett, first published in 1908.
It deals with the lives of two very different sisters, Constance and Sophia Baines, following their stories from their youth, working in their mother's draper's shop, into old age.
It is generally regarded as one of Bennett's finest works.
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