Mr. Polly has spent 15 dismal years as a respectable shopkeeper. His life has little to offer but more tedium and poverty, so he settles on the idea of suicide and plans a fire that will destroy him. But in the mayhem that ensues he forgets to kill himself and finds instead a whole new world just waiting for him.
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Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 - 13 August 1946), usually known as H. G. Wells, was an English author, best known for his work in the science fiction genre. Wells and Jules Verne are each sometimes referred to as "The Father of Science Fiction".
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Book Description Penguin Audiobooks, London, United Kingdom, 1997. Audio Cassette. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Q4 - 2 near fine cassettes in a very good cover/case that has some scratches and rubbing, light discoloration and shelf wear. All the tapes have been listened completely and all the tapes are good. Abridged. Approx. 3 hours. Read by Clive Swift. H.G. Wells's delightful story of an ordinary fellow escaping from his humdrum existence is as fresh today as when it was first published. Bookseller Inventory # EC6989BB