PC Love & Mr Lewisham


In his youth Mr Lewisham thought little of love and much of greatness. But that was before he accompanied the boys to church one Sunday and found that the Frobishers’ pew was occupied by an unknown lady.

ISBN: 9780141441054 Author: Wells, H G Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP Publication Date: 26th May 2005 Imprint: Penguin Classics Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.912 (edition:22) Pages: 229 Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

Young, impoverished and ambitious, science student Mr Lewisham is locked in a struggle to further himself through academic achievement. But when his former sweetheart, Ethel Henderson, re-enters his life his strictly regimented existence is thrown into chaos by the resurgence of old passion. Driven by overwhelming desire, he pursues Ethel passionately, only to find that while she returns his love she also hides a dark secret. For she is involved in a plot of trickery that goes against his firmest beliefs, working as an assistant to her stepfather – a cynical charlatan ‘mystic’ who earns his living by deluding the weak-willed with sly trickery.

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