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The History of Mr. Polly.

Author: H G Wells
Publisher: Auckland : Floating Press, 1910.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The History of Mr. Polly is a 1910 comic novel by H.G. Wells. Alfred Polly is a quiet, timid and direction-less young man living in Edwardian England, in the town of Fishbourne, West Sussex (although the town in the story is thought to be based on Sandgate, Kent where Wells lived for several years). Polly enjoys reading books of knightly endeavours more than his jobs in a draper's shops, and several times his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells
ISBN: 9781775410539 1775410536
OCLC Number: 437127022
Description: 1 online resource (343 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; Chapter The First --
Beginnings, And The Bazaar; Chapter The Second --
The Dismissal Of Parsons; Chapter The Third --
Cribs; Chapter The Fourth --
Mr. Polly An Orphan; Chapter The Fifth --
Mr. Polly Takes A Vacation; Chapter The Sixth --
Miriam; Chapter The Seventh --
The Little Shop At Fishbourne; Chapter The Eighth --
Making An End To Things; Chapter The Ninth --
The Potwell Inn; Chapter The Tenth --
Miriam Revisited.

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The History of Mr. Polly is a 1910 comic novel by H.G. Wells. Alfred Polly is a quiet, timid and direction-less young man living in Edwardian England, in the town of Fishbourne, West Sussex (although the town in the story is thought to be based on Sandgate, Kent where Wells lived for several years). Polly enjoys reading books of knightly endeavours more than his jobs in a draper's shops, and several times his daydreaming mind loses him his job. After the death of his father, a man he had little in common with, he's left a little money in the inheritance and at the funeral he meets Miriam Lark.

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