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Love and Mr Lewisham (original 1900; edition 2005)
by H. G. Wells (Author), Simon J. James (Editor), Gillian Beer (Introduction)
Love and Mr. Lewisham by H. G. Wells (1900)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0141441054, Paperback)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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One of Wells's first forays outside the science fiction genre, Love and Mr. Lewisham tells of a young, penniless science student whose carefully structured life is thrown into disarray when an old passion, in the person of a former sweetheart, re-enters his life.
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An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.
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