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The City of Pleasure

(1907)
(A book in the Fantasias series)
A novel by

 
The remarkable City of Pleasure is the background for a story of mystery, romance, humour and numerous complications. The dour, uninteresting, but rich Josephus Ilam finances Charles Carpentaria's dream amusement park, which in addition to all of the usual attractions has a concert hall, theatres, and an art gallery. They go up in a balloon, but Ilam is not amused and a business disagreement results. However, Illam is not all he seems - late one night Carpentaria sees him with something draped in black upon his back. Shots are fired, rope ladders used, poison administered, and .....

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Paperback Editions

July 2017 : Paperback
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Title: THE CITY OF PLEASURE
Author(s): Arnold Bennett
ISBN: 1-5218-8087-5 / 978-1-5218-8087-6
Publisher: Independently published
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August 2016 : Paperback

Title: The City of Pleasure: A Fantasia on Modern Themes
Author(s): Arnold 1867-1931 Bennett
ISBN: 1-361-21333-7 / 978-1-361-21333-9
Publisher: Wentworth Press
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January 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The City Of Pleasure
Author(s): Arnold Bennett
ISBN: 0-7551-1588-0 / 978-0-7551-1588-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: House of Stratus
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January 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The City of Pleasure
Author(s): Arnold Bennett
ISBN: 1-4068-2340-6 / 978-1-4068-2340-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Echo Library
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