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Tono-Bungay

Author: H G Wells; Patrick Parrinder
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2005.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presented as a miraculous cure-all, Tono-Bungay is in fact nothing other than a pleasant-tasting liquid with no positive effects. Nonetheless, when the young George Ponderevo is employed by his uncle Edward to help market this ineffective medicine, he finds his life overwhelmed by its sudden success. Soon the worthless substance is turned into a formidable fortune as society becomes convinced of the merits of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Satire
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wells, H.G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946.
Tono-Bungay.
London : Penguin, 2005
(OCoLC)608839402
Named Person: H G Wells
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells; Patrick Parrinder
ISBN: 0141441119 9780141441115
OCLC Number: 57380456
Description: xxxiii, 414 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: H.G. Wells ; edited by Patrick Parrinder ; with an introduction and notes by Edward Mendelson.

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Presented as a miraculous cure-all, Tono-Bungay is in fact nothing other than a pleasant-tasting liquid with no positive effects. Nonetheless, when the young George Ponderevo is employed by his Uncle  Read more...

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