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The Purple Pileus

(1896)
A Novella by

 
 
This is the story of Mr. Coombes, whose wife and her friends drive him to distraction. One day, he storms out of the house in a state of depression. Contemplating suicide, he sees a large fungus and eats it, intending to die. He does not, but the fungus inspires him to solve his problems.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Used availability for H G Wells's The Purple Pileus

Paperback Editions

October 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Purple Pileus
Author(s): H G Wells
ISBN: 1-69787-173-9 / 978-1-69787-173-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Independently published
Availability: Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

July 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Purple Pileus
Author(s): H G Wells
Publisher: MuseumAudiobooks.com
Availability: Amazon