The History of Mr. Polly

The History of Mr. Polly

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by H. G. Wells
     
 

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Alfred Polly is a quiet, timid and direction-less young man. At his fathers funeral he meets a distant cousin. Although not in love they marry and buy a shop. After 15 years of an abusive and spiteful wife he tries to do away with himself and fails. This however inspires him to do something adventurous with his life.  See more details below

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Alfred Polly is a quiet, timid and direction-less young man. At his fathers funeral he meets a distant cousin. Although not in love they marry and buy a shop. After 15 years of an abusive and spiteful wife he tries to do away with himself and fails. This however inspires him to do something adventurous with his life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012314284
Publisher:
MJ Publishing
Publication date:
03/22/2009
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
192 KB

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Meet the Author

H.G. Wells was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction. His writing career spanned more than sixty years. His early science fiction novels earned him the title (along with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback) of “The Father of Science Fiction”

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
September 21, 1866
Date of Death:
August 13, 1946
Place of Birth:
Bromley, Kent, England
Place of Death:
London, England
Education:
Normal School of Science, London, England

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