“Love and Mr. Lewisham” and “Marriage” are two novels written by H.G. Wells, a prominent figure in English literature, best known for his science fiction works.
– “Love and Mr. Lewisham” is a novel published in 1900. It tells the story of Mr. Lewisham, a young schoolteacher who falls in love with Ethel Henderson, a young woman he meets while on a holiday. The novel explores themes of love, ambition, and social class, as Mr. Lewisham navigates the challenges of pursuing his desires while striving for success in his career.
– “Marriage” is a novel published in 1912. It follows the lives of Marjorie Pope and Richard Remington, two characters from different social backgrounds who become entangled in a tumultuous relationship. The novel explores the institution of marriage and its impact on personal fulfillment, societal expectations, and individual identity.
Both novels showcase Wells’s talent for delving into the complexities of human relationships and societal norms, offering insights into the dynamics of love, marriage, and social mobility in the late Victorian and Edwardian eras.