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Tono-Bungay

Author: H G Wells
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, [1959?] ©1935
Series: Modern library of the world's best books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : 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: Satirical literature
Fiction
Satire
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells
OCLC Number: 1344694
Description: xii, 400 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Modern library of the world's best books.
Responsibility: by H.G. Wells.

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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 Tono-Bungay through a combination of skilled advertising and public credulity."--Goodreads.

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