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Tono-Bungay: With an introduction by Paul Torday

H.G. Wells

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Literature: history & criticism, Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

A highly imaginative satire of the business and advertising worlds, starring a hapless scientist and a scheming quack.

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Praise for Tono-Bungay: With an introduction by Paul Torday

  • A brilliant satire on advertising and the popular press - GUARDIAN

  • Wells' greatest literary achievement - SALON

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H.G. Wells

H.G. Wells was born in Bromley, Kent in 1866. After working as a draper's apprentice and pupil-teacher, he won a scholarship to the Normal School of Science in 1884, studying under T. H. Huxley. He was awarded a first-class honours degree in biology and resumed teaching but had to retire after a kick from an ill-natured pupil afflicted his kidneys. He worked in poverty in London as a crammer while experimenting in journalism and stories. It was with THE TIME MACHINE (1895) that he had his real breakthrough.

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