By H. G. Wells
Twenty-one, passionate and headstrong, Ann Veronica Stanley is decided to reside her personal existence. while her father forbids her from attending a trendy Ball, she makes a decision she has no selection yet to depart her kinfolk domestic and make a clean commence in London. There, she unearths an international of intellectuals, socialists, and suffragettes - a spot the place, as a pupil in Biology at Imperial university, she will be able to be really unfastened. but if she meets the intense Capes, a married educational, and fast falls in love, she quickly unearths that freedom comes at a cost.
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Ann Veronica (Penguin Classics) by H. G. Wells