This book contains a humorous, light-hearted, and perfectly tuned comedy full of interesting, multifaceted characters that conduce to a wonderful narrative sure to entertain and uplift the discerning reader. This book will to appeal to lovers of antiquarian comedy and constitutes a veritable must-have for collectors and fans of Bennett's wonderful work. Originally published in 1910, we are proud to republish this scarce classic complete with a new prefatory biography of the author. Enoch Arnold Bennett (1867 -1931) was an accomplished English writer. Although best known as a writer, Bennett also worked in as a journalist and in the fields of film and propaganda. This text has been elected for republication due to its literary value and in the hope that it can continue to be enjoyed for generations to come.