The History of Mr. Polly
by H. G. Wells
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap 1909
Number of pages: 332
Mr. Alfred Polly is a dyspeptic, miserably married shopkeeper in what he terms that Beastly Silly Wheeze of a hole! -- Fishbourne, England. He is inclined to spark arguments and slapstick calamity wherever he goes. Education was lost on him...
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