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The Relentless City

by E. F. Benson

It is a story of life in London during the early 20th century, with a focus on the wealthy and influential members of society. The book explores the lives of several characters who inhabit this world, from the ambitious journalist trying to make a name for himself to the wealthy aristocrats who enjoy a life of luxury and privilege. It delves into themes of social class, ambition, and the struggle for power in a rapidly changing world. Benson's vivid descriptions of London provide a glimpse into the city as it was during this time, with its bustling streets, grand buildings, and opulent parties. He also provides a commentary on the social and political issues of the era, including the rise of the women's suffrage movement and the changing attitudes towards marriage and family. Overall, "The Relentless City" is an engaging and thought-provoking novel that offers a fascinating look into the world of the British upper classes during the early 20th century.

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English

Original Language

English

Published In

1903

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Edward Frederic Benson was an English novelist, biographer, and short story writer. He was born on July 24, 1867, in Berkshire, England, and grew up in a family of writers. Benson was the youngest of...

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