The Secret Places of the Heart

The Secret Places of the Heart  (1922) 
by H. G. Wells
Wells's hopes for the world's tomorrow mingle with today's fleshly frailties in a ripping good story. —The Bookman, July 1922

H. G. gives his own ideas about women in a pleasantly psychoanalytical novel. —The Bookman, September 1922

An adventuring into the psychological depths of mankind or, more specifically, womankind. —The Bookman, November 1922.

THE SECRET PLACES
OF THE HEART

BY
H. G. WELLS

New York
THE MACMILLAN COMPANY
1922

All rights reserved

PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Copyright, 1921 AND 1922,
By The INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE COMPANY.

Copyright, 1921 and 1922,
By H. G. WELLS.


Set up and electrotyped. Published May, 1922.

All rights reserved by the Author.

CONTENTS

  1. chapterpage
  2. 1.
    The Consultation
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    1
  3. 2.
    Lady Hardy
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    22
  4. 3.
    The Departure
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    26
  5. 4.
    At Maidenhead
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    42
  6. 5.
    In the Land of the Forgotten Peoples
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    99
  7. 6.
    The Encounter at Stonehenge
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    125
  8. 7.
    Companionship
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    172
  9. 8.
    Full Moon
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    221
  10. 9.
    The Last Days of Sir Richmond Hardy
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    261

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The author died in 1946, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 75 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.