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    Ann Veronica a modern love story

    Ann Veronica is a New Woman novel by H. G. Wells first published in 1909. Ann Veronica describes the rebellion of Ann Veronica Stanley, "a young lady of nearly two-and-twenty," against her middle-class father's stern patriarchal rule. The novel dramatizes the...

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    Fanny Hill memoirs of a woman of pleasure

    Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (popularly known as Fanny Hill) is an erotic novel by English novelist John Cleland first published in London in 1748.    This book has been notorious since it first appeared and had been banned several times and in several...

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    The wonderful visit

    The Wonderful Visit is an 1895 fantasy novel by H. G. Wells. An other-worldly creature visits a small English village, and H. G. Wells uses humour and satire to convey some of the imperfections of Victorian society, as ‘angel’ and humans view each other with equal...

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    The sleeper awakes

    The Sleeper Awakes is an 1910 science fiction novel by H. G. Wells. The Sleeper Awakes is a dystopian novel about a man who sleeps for two hundred years, waking up in a completely transformed London, where, because of compound interest, he has become the richest man in...

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    Political change and the rise of Labour in com ... Britain and Sweden 1890- ...

    What differencies and similarities were there in the Labour movements around Europe when they grew strong around the start of 1900? In Political Change and the Rise of La-bour in Comparative Perspective historian Mary Hilson presents a comparative analysis of social...

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    Love and Mr Lewisham the story of a very young ...

    Love and Mr Lewisham (subtitled "The Story of a Very Young Couple") is a 1900 novel set in the 1880s by H. G. Wells. It was among his first fictional writings outside the science fiction genre. Wells took considerable pains over the manuscript and said that "the writing...

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    The history of Mr. Polly

    The History of Mr. Polly is a 1910 comic novel by H. G. Wells. A funny and touching account of the imaginative Mr. Polly who, bored and trapped in his conventional life, makes a U-turn –- and changes everything. The protagonist of The History of Mr. Polly is an...

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    The new Machiavelli

    The New Machiavelli is a 1911 novel by H. G. Wells (first serialized in The English Review in 1910). Because its plot notoriously derived from Wells's affair with Amber Reeves and satirized Beatrice and Sidney Webb, it was "the literary scandal of its day." The novel...

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    Mr. Britling sees it through

    Mr. Britling Sees It Through is H.G. Wells's "masterpiece of the wartime experience in England." The novel was published in September 1916.  Mr. Britling Sees It Through tells the story of a renowned writer, Mr. Britling, a protagonist who is quite evidently an alter...

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    A story of the days to come

    A Story of the Days To Come is a science fiction novella by H. G. Wells that was first published in the June to October 1897 issues of The Pall Mall Magazine. Set in London in the early 22nd century, this novella depicts the troubles of two lovers, Denton and Elizabeth....

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