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Mr. Petre By Hilaire Belloc,

  • Title: Mr. Petre
  • Author: Hilaire Belloc
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 219
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Losing his memory on the boat home from America a gentleman of moderately comfortable means can suggest nothing but Petre when asked his name It just so happens that a multi millionaire is due from America about that time, and the gentleman of moderately comfortable means is mistaken for him The result is that Mr Petre soon finds himself to be the possessor of an aLosing his memory on the boat home from America a gentleman of moderately comfortable means can suggest nothing but Petre when asked his name It just so happens that a multi millionaire is due from America about that time, and the gentleman of moderately comfortable means is mistaken for him The result is that Mr Petre soon finds himself to be the possessor of an amazing fortune without lifting a finger to earn it.
    Mr Petre Losing his memory on the boat home from America a gentleman of moderately comfortable means can suggest nothing but Petre when asked his name It just so happens that a multi millionaire is due from Am

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    1. Before there was Groom s Forrest Gump, there was Mr Belloc s very British, Mr Petre.This novel takes place in a futuristic London of 1953, having been written in 1925 Interestingly, 1953 was the year that Belloc died at the age of 82 Belloc s satire almost gives a slap to the face to the growing British socialism of his day, as well as to the prominent rise of Darwinian naturalism and secularism heralded by Belloc s literary adversary, H.G Wells at least it seemed so to me anyway Although I have [...]

    2. I started reading this in a fully booked hostel in Laugarvatn, Iceland fully booked I say, as in the place was brimming full of the things If I hadn t been sleeping there I would have thought it a library Unfortunately, as it wasn t a library, I was unable to take the book I had started to read there this very one with me when I left, and after being unable to find it for Kindle, or as a PDF, I discovered it was, in fact, entirely out of print I managed to pick up a shabby old copy from but had [...]

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