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The History of Mr Polly

H. G. Wells, John Sutherland, Professor Simon James

From Shelf: The 100 best novels written in English: the full list (Robert McCrum, The Guardian Dec 2021)

Mr Polly is an ordinary middle-aged man who is tired of his wife's nagging and his dreary job as the owner of a regional gentleman's outfitters. Faced with the threat of bankruptcy, he concludes that the only way to escape his frustrating existence is by burning his shop to the ground, and killing himself.

Format:
Paperback / softback
Pages:
272
Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN:
9780141441078
Published Date:
31/3/2005
Dimensions:
197mm x 129mm x 10mm
Weight:
208g
Category:
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

RRP: £8.99

Format: Paperback / softback

ISBN: 9780141441078


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