Children’s Fiction | Joan and Peter | H. G. Wells

This is satirical look at the English educational system and society in the early twentieth century and the effect of World War I on them by following the lives of Peter Stublands and the orphaned Joan. It is a sad indictment, and Wells includes “An Apology of a Schoolmaster” to explain the constraints of the system.

Genre(s): Children’s Fiction, Satire

H. G. Wells (1866 – 1946)

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