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The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett

The Old Wives' Tale - Arnold Bennett

I'm not sure why I kept reading through to the end (or very near it).  It was slightly interesting at first, but then it just dragged on...and on... and on.  I hoped it would pick up or do something to redeem itself later on, but it never really did.  I only wish I'd stopped reading earlier on...