Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul is an H. G. Wells social novel generally regarded as a masterpiece, and was the author's own favorite work.
Kipps is Arthur is raised by his aged aunt and attending the Cavendish. Where he befriends Sid Pornick, the neighbour's boy, and falls in love with Sid's younger sister Ann. It is soon learned that Kipps has inherited his grandfather's house and £26,000. This is not necessarily the path to happiness as He soon learns.
Herbert George "H. G." Wells was an English writer best known for his work in science fiction. He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary, even writing textbooks and rules for war games. His most notable science fiction works include The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, The Invisible Man and The Island of Doctor Moreau.