The Wheels of Chance PDF (Adobe DRM) download by H. G. Wells

The Wheels of Chance

The Floating Press
Publication date: May 2009
ISBN: 9781775410591
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)

Buy PDF

Our price:
$3.99

The comical Wheels of Chance was written in 1896 at the height of the golden age of the bicycle, when practical and affordable bicycles led to profound social shifts in England. Suddenly people of modest means could travel greater distances for work or even for pleasure, without the limitations of rail schedules, weakening England's rigid class structure and strengthening the movement towards the liberation of women. In the novel, the poorly-paid draper's assistant Mr. Hoopdriver sets out on a cycling holiday, and awkwardly encounters a pretty young woman cycling alone and wearing bloomers, an shocking image in its time and one that summed up the new freedom, liberation and exhilaration of the bicycle.

Please sign in to review this product.
Format:
Devices:
The Wheels of Chance PDF (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open PDF (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
925 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Enabled and unlimited.
Printing:
Enabled and unlimited.
The Wheels of Chance PDF (Adobe DRM) download by H. G. Wells
The Floating Press, May 2009
ISBN: 9781775410591
EAN:  2370002622110
PDF (Adobe DRM)
eBook price: $3.99
The Wheels of Chance: A Bicycling Idyll ePub (Adobe DRM) download by H. G. Wells
The Floating Press, May 2009
ISBN: 9781775410591
EAN:  2370002623360
ePub (Adobe DRM)
eBook price: $3.99
Other books by H. G. Wells
The War of the Worlds (Diversion Classics) ePub (Adobe DRM) download by H. G. Wells
The War of the Worlds (Diversion Classics)
H. G. Wells
Diversion Books, October 2015
ISBN: 9781682301661
Format: ePub
List Price: $3.49 Our price: $2.99
The First Men in the Moon ePub (Adobe DRM) download by H. G. Wells
The First Men in the Moon
H. G. Wells
Trajectory Classics, October 2014
ISBN: 9781632094001
Format: ePub
Our price: $7.99
Mr. Britling Sees It Through ePub (Adobe DRM) download by H. G. Wells
Mr. Britling Sees It Through
H. G. Wells
Trajectory Classics, October 2014
ISBN: 9781632094124
Format: ePub
Our price: $7.99
In the Days of the Comet ePub (Adobe DRM) download by H. G. Wells
In the Days of the Comet
H. G. Wells
Trajectory Classics, October 2014
ISBN: 9781632094506
Format: ePub
Our price: $7.99
Recently Viewed Products
The Wheels of Chance tweets