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Ann Veronica

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ISBN-10: 1554812305

ISBN-13: 9781554812301

Edition: 2015

Authors: H. G. Wells, Carey Snyder

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H.G. Wells’s 1909 novel centres on the coming of age of the spirited Ann Veronica, who defies her father by fleeing their suburban home to live independently in London. There she mingles with feminists, studies biology, learns jiu jitsu, and even participates in a suffragette raid on the House of Commons, which lands her in jail. The novel was a success in part because of its transparently autobiographical dimension: the married celebrity author based the novel’s central romance on his affair with Amber Reeves, the daughter of two prominent Fabians. The National Social Purity Crusade pressured libraries not to circulate Ann Veronica, prompting Wells to regard himself as a “symbol against…    
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Book details

List price: $25.75
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Broadview Press
Publication date: 12/1/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English