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The wheels of chance : a bicycling idyll

Author: H G Wells
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Digital Library, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mr. Hoopdriver, an unhappy draper's assistant, takes a ten-day holiday: a bicycle tour of the English countryside. His repeated encounters with a pretty young woman cyclist in bloomers leads to flights of fancy that make this not only one of Well's funniest novels but also gives an early glimpse of the New Woman." Wells's delightful comedy also documents the bicycle's liberating impact on social mores.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells
ISBN: 9781411448476 1411448472
OCLC Number: 828935698
Description: 1 online resource (336 pages)
Responsibility: H.G. Well.s.

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Mr. Hoopdriver, an unhappy draper's assistant, takes a ten-day holiday: a bicycle tour of the English countryside. His repeated encounters with a pretty young woman cyclist in bloomers leads to flights of fancy that make this not only one of Well's funniest novels but also gives an early glimpse of the New Woman." Wells's delightful comedy also documents the bicycle's liberating impact on social mores.

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