The New Machiavelli by H.g. WellsThe New Machiavelli by H.g. Wells

The New Machiavelli

byH.g. WellsIntroduction byMichael FootEditorSimon James

Paperback | December 26, 2006

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Well's vivid and unfailingly candid account of the damage wrought by a scandalous society affair and the overwhelming power of passion

A successful author and Liberal MP with a loving and benevolent wife, Richard Remington appears to be a man to envy. But underneath his superficial contentment, he is far from happy with either his marriage or the politics of his party. The New Machiavelli describes the disarray into which his life is thrown, when he meets the young and beautiful Isabel Rivers and becomes tormented by desire. At first, he struggles to resist and remain focused upon his familiar political, personal and social life. But as he soon learns, it is harder than he could have imagined to turn his back on love.

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H.G. Wells was a professional writer and journalist, who published more than a hundred books, including novels, histories, essays and programmes for world regeneration. Wells's prophetic imagination was first displayed in pioneering works of science fiction, but later he became an apostle of socialism, science and progress. His contr...
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Title:The New MachiavelliFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 7.74 × 5.04 × 1.2 inPublished:December 26, 2006Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141439998

ISBN - 13:9780141439990

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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