Christina Alberta's Father

Christina Alberta's Father

by H. G. Wells

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Overview

This vintage book comprises H. G. Wells’ 1925 novel, "Christina Alberta’s Father". The story is set in London and begins as an ostensibly light-hearted novel that concentrates on the flaws of the class system. However, Wells soon begins analysing asylums and mental health legislation, before finishing the novel with an in-depth discussion of feminism and the conflict of individualism and society. This text constitutes a fascinating, entertaining, and thought-provoking read that will be of special interest to fans and collectors of Wells’s seminal work. Herbert George Wells (1866 - 1946) was a seminal English writer whose notable works include "The War of the Worlds" (1897) and "The Time Machine" (1895). Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473394162
Publisher: Read Books Ltd.
Publication date: 05/06/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

H.G. Wells was a prolific English writer nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature four times. Although his writing spanned many genres and forms, he is best remembered for his science-fiction novels, including The Time Machine, The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds. Michael Sherborne is the author of H. G. Wells: Another Kind of Life.

Date of Birth:

September 21, 1866

Date of Death:

August 13, 1946

Place of Birth:

Bromley, Kent, England

Place of Death:

London, England

Education:

Normal School of Science, London, England

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