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Kipps

H. G. Wells

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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

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 (Summary by Anthony)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

11h 55m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

50:45


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

42:35


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

36:49


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

45:59


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

16:38


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

57:37


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

51:37


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

24:45


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

41:09


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

19:21


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

35:57


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

39:54


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

01:09:14


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

41:00


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

16:37


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

43:45


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

26:51


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

54:51