A sequel of sorts to Bennett's short comic novel The Card, The Old Adam reprises the beloved character Denry the Audacious. In this volume, Denry's audaciousness has been tempered somewhat by middle age. In his current incarnation as "Edward Henry," he's having a hard time reconciling himself to the peaceful lull of domesticity, so he plans a caper with some of his old pals, hoping to revive the spark of his youth. Will he be able to pull off this bold scheme? Read The Old Adam to find out.