H. G. Wells and the Potteries – an update

This blog post has now been superseded by my new book on H. G. Wells in the Potteries.

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One comment on “H. G. Wells and the Potteries – an update

  1. […] The first half of the novel is set in the Potteries. But like Arnold Bennett Wells fairly well cloaks the Potteries under new names. His Potteries become the ‘Four Towns’; Hanley becomes ‘Swathinglea’; Burslem is ‘Clayton’; Newcastle-under-Lyme is ‘Overcastle’; ‘Checkshill Towers’ is Alton Towers; Leek is ‘Leet’. I’ve extracted all the relevant descriptive parts of the novel here. […]

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