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The Wheels of Chance : a Bicycling Idyll.

Author: H G Wells
Publisher: Auckland : Floating Press, 1896.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Wheels of Chance is a comic novel by H.G. Wells, written at the peak of what has been called the Golden Age of the bicycle, the years of 1890-1905, when practical, comfortable bicycles first became widely and cheaply available, and before the rise of the automobile. The advent of the bicycle stirred sudden and profound changes in the social life of England. It was unprecedented that a person of modest means  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: 9781775410591 1775410595
OCLC Number: 437127020
Description: 1 online resource (275 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; The Principal Character In The Story; The Riding Forth Of Mr. Hoopdriver; The Shameful Episode Of The Young Lady In Grey; On The Road To Ripley; How Mr. Hoopdriver Was Haunted; The Imaginings Of Mr. Hoopdriver's Heart; Omissions; The Dreams Of Mr. Hoopdriver; How Mr. Hoopdriver Went To Haslemere; How Mr. Hoopdriver Reached Midhurst; An Interlude; Of The Artificial In Man, And Of The Zeitgeist; The Encounter At Midhurst; The Pursuit; At Bognor; The Moonlight Ride; The Surbiton Interlude; The Awakening Of Mr. Hoopdriver; The Departure From Chichester. The Unexpected Anecdote Of The LionThe Rescue Expedition; Mr. Hoopdriver, Knight Errant; The Abasement Of Mr. Hoopdriver; In The New Forest; At The Rufus Stone; The Envoy.

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The Wheels of Chance is a comic novel by H.G. Wells, written at the peak of what has been called the Golden Age of the bicycle, the years of 1890-1905, when practical, comfortable bicycles first became widely and cheaply available, and before the rise of the automobile. The advent of the bicycle stirred sudden and profound changes in the social life of England. It was unprecedented that a person of modest means could travel substantial distances, quickly, cheaply and without being limited to railway schedules ...

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