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Mr.Blettsworthy on Rampole island

H. G. Wells

Mr.Blettsworthy on Rampole island

by H. G. Wells

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Published by Benn in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby H.G.Wells.
The Physical Object
Pagination287p.
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17405931M

„Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island” is a novel by H. G. Wells. It tells the story of a young Englishman Arnold Blettsworthy who, after being betrayed by a business partner, is advised to go travelling in an attempt to recover from his severe disillusionment. During the voyage the ship is wrecked and Mr. Blettsworthy gets on Rampole. „Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island" is a novel by H. G. Wells. It tells the story of a young Englishman Arnold Blettsworthy who, after being betrayed by a business partner, is advised to go travelling in an attempt to recover from his severe disillusionment.

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Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island is a novel by H. G. Wells. Plot summary. The protagonist of the novel, Arnold Blettsworthy, is the scion of a genteel family prominent "in the south and west of England." Blettsworthy's father, however, was an adventurer who married a woman from Madeira. Mr Blettworthy on Rampole Island by H G Wells. Small softback published in by Bernhard Tauchnitz. pages with tanning, front hinge split with tear and loss on .


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Mr.Blettsworthy on Rampole island by H. G. Wells Download PDF EPUB FB2

The fifth in my recently begun H.G. Wells collection (and I don't even like science fiction!), Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island is apparently one of the author's lesser known novels and somewhat of a modified later version of his Doctor Moreau plot.

The preface to the first edition (London: Ernest Benn Limited, ) reads "Being the Story of a Gentleman of Culture and Refinement who suffered /5. "Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island" is a novel by H. Wells. It tells the story of Arnold Blettsworthy who, after being betrayed by a business partner, is advised to go travelling in an attempt to recover from his severe by: 4.

Overview Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island strongly recalls The Island of Dr. Moreau and is therefore Wells at his best and most fantastic. Being the Story of a Gentleman of Culture and Refinement who suffered Shipwreck and saw no Human Beings other than Cruel and Savage Cannibals for several : Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island - Kindle edition by Herbert George Wells.

Romance Kindle eBooks @ 4/5(1). Mr.Blettsworthy on Rampole island book on Rampole Island Being the Story of a Gentleman of Culture & Refinement who suffered Shipwreck & saw no Human Beings other than Cruel & Savage Cannibals for several Years.

How he beheld Megatheria alive & made some notes of their Habit. Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island by H G Wells. A first edition copy of Wells’s tale of the shipwrecked gentleman, Mr Blettsworthy.

Complete with an unclipped dust jacket in good/very good condition. Original brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on. Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island is a novel by H.G. Wells. In the style of Swift and reminiscent of The Island of Dr Moreau, this is a classic story of a man stranded on a island of horrors, only to escape into the horror of the Great War.

BLETTSWORTHY ON RAMPOLE ISLAND Being the Story of a Gentleman of Culture and Refinement who suffered Shipwreck and saw no Human Beings other than Cruel and Savage Cannibals for several years.

How he beheld Megatheria alive and made some notes of their Habits. How he became a Sacred Lunatic. Blettsworthy on Rumpole Island: H.G.

Wells: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Your Store Deals Store Gift Cards Sell Author: H.G. Wells. An SF Gateway eBook: bringing the classics to the future. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island, written intells the story of Arnold Blettsworthy who, after being betrayed by a business partner, is advised to go travelling in an attempt to recover from his severe r, instead of being full of relaxation and recuperation his trip is filled with nautical mutinies.

Blettsworthy on Rampole Island. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island Request an Image. first edition by WELLS, H.G. Houle Rare Books & Autographs Offered by Houle Rare Books & Autographs. Palm Canyon Dr. Palm Springs, CA Barter Books Ltd (GB) Bookseller Inventory # wel Title Mr.

Blettsworthy on Rampole Island Author Wells, H G Format/binding Brown hardback cloth cover Book condition Used - G: in good condition without dust jacket. Spine lean Quantity available 1 Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Ernest Benn Ltd Place of Publication London Book Edition: First Edition.

Despite his complaint in his Experiment in Autobiography () that Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island () got a ‘tepid reception’, the novel seems to have been widely praised on its first appearance.

The influential critic Middleton Murray, writing in the New Adelphi, judged that the story blended farce and tragedy magnificently. Buy Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island 1st by Wells, H G (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2).

Wells described Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island as ‘a caricature-portrait of the whole human world’. 46 The book is dedicated ‘to the Immortal Memory of Candide’, which surely gives the : J.

Hammond. Blettsworthy On Rampole Island follows the story of Arnold Blettsworthy, the scion of a genteel family who survives a shipwreck, WWI, and at the age of 40 devotes the rest of his life to "the general advance of mankind" after learning that his entire life was an insane delusion.

Seller Inventory # Editions for Mr. Blettsworthy On Rampole Island: (Hardcover published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ). Blettsworthy on Rampole Island by Wells, Herbert George () Seller MW Books Ltd. Published Condition Fine cloth copy in a good if very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved.

Particularly and surprisingly well Edition First Edition Item Price $. The Undying Fire: A Contemporary Novel () is a flawed but brave attempt to recast the Book of Job in a form appropriate to the needs and problems of the twentieth century.

In The Dream (), a fine and much neglected work, the narrator looks back on a typical Victorian lifetime from Author: John Hammond. Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island is disposed into four parts.

In the first section, Arnold Blettsworthy narrates his birth into a respectable and ancient Wilsthire/Sussex family: Blettsworthy holdings are recorded in the Domesday Book ‘and Blettsworthy's Bank is one of the last of the outstanding private banks in these days of amalgamation’ [].

Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island by H. G. Wells and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at MR. BLETTSWORTHY ON RAMPOLE ISLAND. London: Ernest Benn Limited, Octavo, pp. [] [], original brown cloth, spine panel stamped in gold.

First edition. "The hero is the 'Sacred Lunatic' among a kind of yahoos." - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy, p. "A very interesting, well-accomplished book." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early.Book Condition & Notes Ernest Benn Limited, London, First Edition.

Very Good plus in a strong very good plus, supplied dust jacket. Slight lean, with light foxing.