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Kipps by H.G. Wells is a delightful and humorous read that follows the story of a young and naive orphan named Arthur Kipps as he navigates the complexities of British society in the early 20th century. The novel expertly blends social commentary with light-hearted humor, offering a candid look at class divisions and the pursuit of wealth and status.

Wells' writing style is engaging and witty, drawing readers in with its charming tone and vivid descriptions. The character of Kipps is endearing and relatable, making it easy for readers to empathize with his struggles and triumphs as he tries to make a name for himself in a society that is stacked against him.

Overall, Kipps is a charming and entertaining read that offers insight into the cultural norms and values of the time while also providing a much-needed dose of humor and heart. Wells' skillful storytelling and sharp wit make this novel a timeless classic that is sure to appeal to readers of all ages.

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Arthur Kipps, an orphaned draper’s assistant of humble means, unexpectedly inherits a large sum of money and that is when all his troubles begin. Wanting to marry above his social class, he has to learn how to lead a genteel life, but that is too much for him. You would think that his decision to revert to Ann, his boyhood love, would solve his problems and bring him back to earth and contentment. But even now the consequences of being wealthy are not easy to live with.

A poignant tale about ambition and social class in England in the early 20th century by H.G. Wells, a master of this genre, who drew on features of his own life to provide some of the material

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