H.G. Wells - Author

David Lodge - Introduction by

Simon James - Editor

Simon James - Notes by

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ISBN 9780141441108 | 320 pages | 27 Dec 2005 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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Orphaned at an early age, Artie Kipps is stunned to discover upon reading a newspaper that he is the grandson of a wealthy gentleman—and the inheritor of his fortune. Thrown dramatically into the upper classes, he struggles to learn the etiquette and rules of polite society. But, as he soon discovers, becoming a “true gentleman” is neither as easy nor as desirable as it first appears. Kipps is a hilarious tale of one man’s struggle for selfimprovement and a witty satire of pretension.