Ann Veronica

Author: H.G. Wells

Edited by: Sita Schutt

Introducer: Margaret Drabble

  • Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Published: 31 Mar 2005
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Synopsis

At twenty-one, the passionate and headstrong Ann Veronica Stanley is determined to rule her own life. When her autocratic father forbids her, via formal letter, from attending a fashionable art-school ball, and even further refuses to allow her advanced study of science, she decides she has no choice but to leave her family home and make a fresh start alone. She escapes the stodgy suburbs to London, enrolling as a student of biology and immersing herself in a world of intellectuals, socialists, and suffragettes. Soon, however, she finds that freedom comes at a price, when she meets the brilliant Capes, a married acad emic, and falls hopelessly in love.

Product details

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780141441092
  • Size: 129 x 198mm
  • Pages: 352
  • Published: 31 Mar 2005
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics
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