P.N. Furbank, 18 October 1984
Show More Experiment in Autobiography: Discoveries and Conclusion of a Very Ordinary Brain (since 1866) by H.G. Wells.
Faber, 838 pp., £8.95, September 1984, 0 571 13330 4Show More
H.G. Wells in Love: Postscript to an Experiment in Autobiography edited by G.P. Wells.
Faber, 253 pp., £8.95, September 1984, 0 571 13329 0Show More
The Man with a Nose, and the Other Uncollected Short Stories of H.G. Wells edited by J.R. Hammond.
Athlone, 212 pp., £9.95, September 1984, 0 485 11247 7Show More
“... Wells: Aspects of a Life, is ironical about Wells’s edifying account (followed by Norman and Jeanne MacKenzie) of his ‘hard decision’ to leave the house he had built for himself in France. The truth, says West, is that Odette Keun had chucked him out. (Keun, it does strike one, was a real hell-raiser: Anthony West, however, though as an ...”