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Joan and Peter ; The country of the blind

H. G. Wells

Joan and Peter ; The country of the blind

by H. G. Wells

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Published by Odhams Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe country of the blind
Statementby H.G. Wells.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5774 J62
The Physical Object
Pagination504 p.
Number of Pages504
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19748008M

The predominant themes of H.G. Wells’s “The Country of the Blind” are isolation, disability, and blindness. The Country of the Blind is isolated from the rest of the world. JOAN AND PETER by H. G. Wells and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

Antiquarian Fiction | Fiction Latest books listed first. No minimum order. Free UK delivery on all orders of over £ #CampsieBooks. "The germ of this novel is the idea that education might be the only way to save the world from war and ruin" (H.G. Wells Society 69). "In the preface to the Atlantic Edition, Wells comments that Joan and Peter 'is one of the most ambitious of the author's novels It remains to this day one of the least known, and, considering its aim and.

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