Kipps

Kipps


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Format
Paperback
Price
$13.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780141441108
  • 320 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

A hilarious tale of one man’s struggle for self improvement and a witty satire of pretension

Orphaned at an early age, raised by his aunt and uncle, and apprenticed for seven years to a draper, Artie Kipps is stunned to discover upon reading a newspaper advertisement that he is the grandson of a wealthy gentleman – and the inheritor of his fortune. Thrown dramatically into the upper classes, he struggles desperately 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 at first appears.

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Kipps

Kipps

H.G. Wells, Introduction by: David Lodge, Notes by: Simon James, Editor: Simon James

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