Secret Places of the Heart, The by WELLS, H. G.

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Synopsis

Richard Hardy, a member of the British gentry, tries to resolve problems in his marriage as he travels with a psychiatrist. The book is to a great extent autobiographical. H. G. had read some brillliantly composed articles by a writer who wrote under the name Rebecca West. In one piece she called H. G. pseudo-scientific. He contacted her and asked what she meant. When they met for lunch, it was the beginning of a very intense and volatile relationship. Soon she was pregnant, so he divided his time between her and his wife Jane with their two sons. After World War I, Rebecca became more demanding. She wanted him to divorce Jane. Finally, in 1923 Wells told Rebecca she should either get serious about her writing or break off their relationship. The criticism stung her. After a speaking tour in the U.S., she returned newly independent, and the two went their separate ways. In this novel H. G. based the character Martin on Rebecca, who both mesmerized and repelled him. (Summary by Bill Boerst)

Episodes

  • 22 - Ch Ninth Sec 5-8

    22 - Ch Ninth Sec 5-8

    15/09/2016 Duration: 25min
  • 21 - Ch Ninth Sec 2-4

    21 - Ch Ninth Sec 2-4

    15/09/2016 Duration: 16min
  • 20 - Ch Eighth Sec 7-8, Ch Ninth Sec 1

    20 - Ch Eighth Sec 7-8, Ch Ninth Sec 1

    15/09/2016 Duration: 20min
  • 19 - Ch Eighth Sec 5-6

    19 - Ch Eighth Sec 5-6

    15/09/2016 Duration: 28min
  • 18 - Ch Eighth Sec 2-4

    18 - Ch Eighth Sec 2-4

    15/09/2016 Duration: 17min
  • 17 - Ch Seventh Sec 9-11, Ch Eighth Sec 1

    17 - Ch Seventh Sec 9-11, Ch Eighth Sec 1

    15/09/2016 Duration: 24min
  • 16 - Ch Seventh Sec 7-8

    16 - Ch Seventh Sec 7-8

    15/09/2016 Duration: 27min
  • 15 - Ch Seventh Sec 4-6

    15 - Ch Seventh Sec 4-6

    15/09/2016 Duration: 15min
  • 14 - Ch Seventh Sec 1-3

    14 - Ch Seventh Sec 1-3

    15/09/2016 Duration: 19min
  • 13 - Ch Sixth Sec 6

    13 - Ch Sixth Sec 6

    15/09/2016 Duration: 16min
  • 12 - Ch Sixth Sec 4-5

    12 - Ch Sixth Sec 4-5

    15/09/2016 Duration: 17min
  • 11 - Ch Sixth Sec 2-3

    11 - Ch Sixth Sec 2-3

    15/09/2016 Duration: 19min
  • 10 - Ch Fifth Sec 5, Ch Sixth Sec 1

    10 - Ch Fifth Sec 5, Ch Sixth Sec 1

    15/09/2016 Duration: 14min
  • 09 - Ch Fifth Sec 3-4

    09 - Ch Fifth Sec 3-4

    15/09/2016 Duration: 12min
  • 08 - Ch Fifth Sec 1-2

    08 - Ch Fifth Sec 1-2

    15/09/2016 Duration: 19min
  • 07 - Ch Fourth Sec 7-8

    07 - Ch Fourth Sec 7-8

    15/09/2016 Duration: 33min
  • 06 - Ch Fourth Sec 4-6

    06 - Ch Fourth Sec 4-6

    15/09/2016 Duration: 24min
  • 05 - Ch Fourth Sec 2-3

    05 - Ch Fourth Sec 2-3

    15/09/2016 Duration: 21min
  • 04 - Ch Third Sec 2-3, Ch Fourth Sec 1

    04 - Ch Third Sec 2-3, Ch Fourth Sec 1

    15/09/2016 Duration: 17min
  • 03 - Ch Second, Ch Third Sec 1

    03 - Ch Second, Ch Third Sec 1

    15/09/2016 Duration: 22min
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