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Helen with the high hand (original 1910; edition 2009)
Helen with the High Hand by Arnold Bennett (1910)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0862990769, Paperback)In Bennett's novel, Helen is a schoolteacher who leaves her home town to be with the man she has fallen in love with, then finds herself involved with a wealthy uncle.
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Originally serialized as The Miser's Niece, Helen with a High Hand was published in book form in 1910. It is a short, comedic novel about a miserly man and his estranged young niece. An enjoyable battle of wills takes place, as both characters scheme to achieve the same outcome. Under his niece's influence, the uncle reluctantly abandons some of his financial prejudices.
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