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Author: H G Wells
Publisher: New York, Modern library [©1931]
Series: Modern library of the world's best books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tono-Bungay (1909) is widely regarded as Wells's finest novel, combining futuristic science fiction and contemporary social satire. In it, George Ponderovo is apprenticed to his Uncle Edward, a dynamic chemist who invents a bogus medicine, Tono-Bungay, and earns a vast fortune. But as he witnesses Edward's spectacular rise, he also contemplates the corrupt English society that allows his uncle to wield so much power.
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Genre/Form: Satirical literature
Satire
Science fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wells, H.G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946.
Tono-Bungay.
New York, Modern library [©1931]
(OCoLC)655304793
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells
OCLC Number: 4589166
Notes: "First Modern library edition."
Description: 460 pages 18 cm.
Series Title: Modern library of the world's best books.
Responsibility: by H.G. Wells.

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Tono-Bungay (1909) is widely regarded as Wells's finest novel, combining futuristic science fiction and contemporary social satire. In it, George Ponderovo is apprenticed to his Uncle Edward, a dynamic chemist who invents a bogus medicine, Tono-Bungay, and earns a vast fortune. But as he witnesses Edward's spectacular rise, he also contemplates the corrupt English society that allows his uncle to wield so much power.

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