Man Of Parts

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Isolated in his blitz-battered Regent’s Park house in 1944, the ailing Herbert George Wells, ‘H.G.’ to his family and friends, looks back on a life crowded with incident, books, and women. ‘A Man of Parts’ is an astonishing novel of passion, ambition and controversy.

ISBN: 9780099556084 Author: Lodge, David Publisher: Vintage Publication Date: 12th January 2012 Imprint: Vintage Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.914 (edition:23) Pages: 565 Edition: |1st paperback ed Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: ,

A MAN OF CONTRADICTIONS.
A MAN OF PASSION.
A MAN OF THE FUTURE.

Sequestered in his blitz-battered Regent’s Park house in 1944, the ailing Herbert George Wells, ‘H.G.’ to his family and friends, looks back on a life crowded with incident, books, and women. Charting his unpromising start as a draper’s assistant to his rapid rise to fame as a writer with a prophetic imagination, his immersion in socialist politics and his belief in and practice of free love, A Man of Parts is an astonishing novel of passion, ambition and controversy.

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