The Umbrella by Arnold Bennett audiobook

The Umbrella

By Arnold Bennett
Read by Cathy Dobson

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0.55 Hours 1
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When Professor Malpetant pays an unannounced visit to his sister, Muriel, he finds nobody at home. Both Muriel and her maid, Annie, have gone out, though he finds the door unlocked and takes the opportunity to take a look around the house.In Muriel’s bedroom he uses the telephone to call the station and arrange his onward journey to Bristol before setting off for the station. It is only when he is steaming on his way to Bristol that he realises he has left his umbrella in Muriel’s bedroom.The unexplained presence of a man’s umbrella in Muriel’s room plunges the entire household and neighbourhood into crisis. Rumors fly, suspicions and accusations are at first whispered … and later hurled.No umbrella ever caused so much trouble to so many people.

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Summary

When Professor Malpetant pays an unannounced visit to his sister, Muriel, he finds nobody at home. Both Muriel and her maid, Annie, have gone out, though he finds the door unlocked and takes the opportunity to take a look around the house.In Muriel’s bedroom he uses the telephone to call the station and arrange his onward journey to Bristol before setting off for the station. It is only when he is steaming on his way to Bristol that he realises he has left his umbrella in Muriel’s bedroom.The unexplained presence of a man’s umbrella in Muriel’s room plunges the entire household and neighbourhood into crisis. Rumors fly, suspicions and accusations are at first whispered … and later hurled.No umbrella ever caused so much trouble to so many people.

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Author Bio: Arnold Bennett

Author Bio: Arnold Bennett

Arnold Bennett (1867–1931) was an English writer best known for his highly detailed novels of the “Five Towns,” the Potteries of Staffordshire, England. He wrote over thirty novels and many lesser works throughout his career.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 0.55
Audience: Adult
Language: English