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Select Conversations with an Uncle (Now Extinct) (1895) [Collection]
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Wells's first published work of fiction (it was published one day before The War of the Worlds) is a series of conversations between the author and a fictional uncle. Wells uses this uncle to criticize modern English society. Each sketch was published to public acclaim in The Pall Mall Gazette between 1893-94.

Contents:

  • Of Conversations and the Anatomy of Fashion
  • The Theory of the Perpetual Discomfort of Humanity
  • The Use of Ideals
  • The Art of Being Photographed
  • Bagshot's Mural Decorations
  • On Social Music
  • The Joys of Being Engaged
  • La Belle Dame Sans Merci
  • On a Tricycle
  • An Unsuspected Masterpiece
  • The Great Change
  • The Pains of Marriage
  • A Misunderstood Artist
  • The Man with a Nose

Original title: Select Conversations with an Uncle (Now Extinct)
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire


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Select Conversations with an Uncle (Now Extinct) (1895)
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Language: English

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Select Conversations with an Uncle (Now Extinct) (June 2009)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
ISBN: 9781110595600
Pages: 132

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Select Conversations with an Uncle (Now Extinct) (June 1895)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: London
Publisher: John Lane Company
Pages: 195

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