CHAPTER I: SIX O’CLOCK
Six o’clock was striking. The darkness
by Westminster Bridge was intense; and as the tramcar
turned the corner from the Embankment Jenny craned
In 1978 Frank Swinnerton published his sixty-first book, Arnold Bennett: A Last Word. Two years earlier, at the age of ninety-two, he published his forty-first novel, Some Achieve Greatness. It is cle...