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The History of Mr. Polly by H. G. Wells

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The History of Mr. Polly
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Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN/ASIN: 0809598299
Number of pages: 332

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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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