Tono-Bangi H.G. Wells

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Tono-Bangi  by  H.G. Wells

Tono-Bangi by H.G. Wells
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Tono-Bungay is a realist semiautobiographical novel narrated by George Ponderevo, a science student who is drafted in to help with the promotion of Tono-Bungay, a harmful stimulant disguised as a miraculous cure-all, the creation of his ambitiousMoreTono-Bungay is a realist semiautobiographical novel narrated by George Ponderevo, a science student who is drafted in to help with the promotion of Tono-Bungay, a harmful stimulant disguised as a miraculous cure-all, the creation of his ambitious uncle Edward.

The tonic prospers. George experiences a swift rise in social status, elevating him to riches & opportunities that he had never imagined, nor indeed desired.The novel displays Edwards social climbing satirically & also Georges discomfort at rising in social class. The heros personal life is also narrated with unusual frankness for an Edwardian novel, from his unsuccessful marriage to Marion, to his affair with the liberated Effie, to his doomed relationship with the Hon.

Beatrice Normandy, whom hed known since childhood.



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