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Kipps (Penguin Book No. 335) by H.G. Wells - Paperback - First Penguin Edition  - 1941 - from Tarrington Books and Biblio.com

Kipps (Penguin Book No. 335)

by H.G. Wells

Condition: Good Plus


London: Penguin Books, 1941. First Penguin Edition . Good Plus. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Plain rear cover. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 288

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. Features a newly established text, biographical essay on Wells, suggestions for further reading, and detailed notes  




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