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The Passionate Friends

H. G. Wells
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571247141
Date Published
27.11.2008
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Summary

On the death of his father, Stephen Stratton writes a long and deeply personal letter to his son, hoping that, as his son becomes a man, he can benefit from Stephen’s experience and wisdom. As Stephen sets down his life’s history, he tells the remarkable story of his former lover, Lady Mary. With a lust for freedom and a fierce desire not to be owned by a man, she is a woman living ahead of her time – until marriage threatens to ruin her …

First published in 1913, The Passionate Friends is an inspiring love story – between father and son, and man and woman.

H. G.Wells

Born Herbert George Wells in Kent in 1866, H. G. Wells was an outspoken socialist and pacifist, whose works caused some controversy. He is more widely known as a science fiction writer for the novels that he published between 1895 and 1901: The Time Machine, The Island of Doctor Moreau, The Invisible Man, The War of the Worlds, When the…

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