The History of Mr. Polly by H. G. Wells

"The History of Mr. Polly" is a comedic novel that tells the story of Alfred Polly, a man dissatisfied with his life and marriage. After faking his death in a fire, he leaves his wife and shop behind to start a new life. He eventually finds peace and contentment working as an assistant to a man who runs a country inn. The book explores themes of self-discovery, the struggle against societal expectations, and the pursuit of happiness.

The 1028th greatest book of all time


Published
1910
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
58,000
Original Language
English

If you're interested in seeing the ranking details on this book go here

This book is on the following 4 lists: