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Earlforward's bookshop Earlforward's bookshop

Plaque: Earlforward's bookshop

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The Amwell Society
Near this site stood Henry Earlforward's bookshop in Arnold Bennett's 1923 novel "Riceyman Steps" set in Clerkenwell.
Arnold Bennett Society
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Site: Earlforward's bookshop (1 memorial)

WC1, King's Cross Road, Travel Lodge

The book, published in 1923, contains a vivid description of this area in 1919, just after WWI. The Riceyman Steps themselves are modelled on the steps leading up to Granville Square from King's Cross Road.

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Henry Earlforward's bookshop

Bookshop in Arnold Bennett's 1923 novel "Riceyman Steps" set in Clerkenwell.

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Arnold Bennett

Born 92 (then 90) Hope Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. The "Five Towns" in ...

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