Logo

Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells

Large book cover: Tono Bungay

Tono Bungay
by

Publisher: The Macmillan Company
ISBN/ASIN: 1475273193
Number of pages: 520

Description:
Presented as a miraculous cure-all, Tono-Bungay is in fact nothing other than a pleasant-tasting liquid with no positive effects. Nonetheless, when the young George Ponderevo is employed by his uncle Edward to help market this ineffective medicine, he finds his life overwhelmed by its sudden success. Soon the worthless substance is turned into a formidable fortune as society becomes convinced of the merits of Tono-Bungay through a combination of skilled advertising and public credulity.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Download mirrors:
Mirror 1
Mirror 2
Mirror 3
Mirror 4

Similar books

Book cover: Star-Begotten: A Biological FantasiaStar-Begotten: A Biological Fantasia
by - eBooks@Adelaide
In his War of the Worlds, H. G. Wells imagined aliens from Mars descending to Earth. In Star Begotten, first published in 1937, the suspicion arises that the Martians may have returned -- this time using cosmic rays to alter human chromosomes.
(2229 views)
Book cover: Babes in the Darkling WoodsBabes in the Darkling Woods
by - The University of Adelaide Library
Stella and Gemini come increasingly under the influence of a rather impressive psycho-therapeutist whose groundbreaking theories capture their imaginations. But when tragedy strikes they are soon to learn that intellectualism brings cold comfort.
(2724 views)
Book cover: The History of Mr. PollyThe History of Mr. Polly
by - Grosset & Dunlap
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...
(4082 views)
Book cover: The War in the AirThe War in the Air
by - Project Gutenberg
In 1907, a naive Londoner Bert Smallways finds himself an unwitting passenger on a fleet of German airships heading over the Atlantic to attack New York. What unfolds is a clash of early flying machines that unleashes the terrible age of Total War.
(7287 views)