The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by H. G. Wells
     
 

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Sir Isaac is dogmatically opposed to women getting the vote. His young wife, Ellen, sees things differently. She declares herself a suffragette, breaking a shop window during a protest because she finds time in jail preferable to life with her husband. Wells’s 1914 novel is one of his most successful social comedies.

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Sir Isaac is dogmatically opposed to women getting the vote. His young wife, Ellen, sees things differently. She declares herself a suffragette, breaking a shop window during a protest because she finds time in jail preferable to life with her husband. Wells’s 1914 novel is one of his most successful social comedies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411443532
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
546
File size:
551 KB

Meet the Author


H. G. Wells (1866–1946), is often called the “Father of Science Fiction.” While science fiction was his most popular genre, Wells also wrote on history, politics, and made social commentary. His “scientific romances” speculated about the future, scientific advancements, and outer space. His works include The Time Machine, and The War of the Worlds.

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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