The Grand Babylon Hotel

The Grand Babylon Hotel

by Arnold Bennett

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Grand Babylon Hotel is a supremely exclusive hotel. When an American millionaire, Theodore Racksole, and his daughter Nella buy the hotel, strange things start happening. The situation becomes intense when a German prince mysteriously disappears.

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ISBN-13: 9781537823669
Publisher: Jovian Press
Publication date: 12/20/2017
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 506 KB
Age Range: 16 Years

About the Author

Arnold Bennett (1867 – 1931) was an English writer. He is best known as a novelist, but he also worked in other fields such as the theatre, journalism, propaganda and films. One of Bennett's most popular non-fiction works was the self-help book How to Live on 24 Hours a Day. Bennett's novel The Old Wives' Tale was an immediate success throughout the English-speaking world. The Old Wives' Tale was hailed as a masterpiece.

Table of Contents

Arnold Bennett: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text

The Grand Babylon Hotel

Appendix A: Bennett’s Journal and Letters

  1. From The Journal of Arnold Bennett 1896–1928 (1933)
  2. From Letters of Arnold Bennett (1966–86)

Appendix B: Other Works by Bennett

  1. From The Author’s Craft and other Critical Writings (1914)
  2. From The Truth About an Author (1903)
  3. From Imperial Palace (1930)

Appendix C: Photographs and Caricatures of Arnold Bennett

Appendix D: Contemporary Reviews of The Grand Babylon Hotel

  1. Academy (18 January 1902)
  2. Times Literary Supplement (24 January 1902)
  3. From Spectator (25 January 1902)

Appendix E: The Savoy Hotel: Historical Accounts, Photographs, and Related Images

  1. From the Savoy Hotel Website
  2. From Compton Mackenzie, The Savoy of London (1953)
  3. From Stanley Jackson, The Savoy: A Century of Taste (1989)
  4. Photographs from the Savoy Hotel Archives and Related Images

Appendix F: From Anthony Hope, The Prisoner of Zenda (1894)

Appendix G: Film Versions of The Grand Babylon Hotel

  1. Advertisements for the Lost Grand Babylon Hotel Film (1916)
  2. Excerpts from the Draft Screenplay of the Unmade Gavin Lambert/Lindsay Anderson Grand Babylon Hotel Film (1970s)
  3. Correspondence Related to the Film Project

Works Cited and Select Bibliography

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