William Congreve was an English playwright and poet. He wrote the most popular English plays and comedies of the late 17th century called “restoration” period. His career wasn’t long. After the period when he was poet, Congreve's career shifted to the political sector, where he held various minor political positions. This book is a comedy. The Old Bachelor was the first play of the author. Heartwell who was a surly old pretended woman-hater fell in love with Silvia. He married Silvia, but during the time he noticed that she had a bad tempter… What happened next? Read the story to know!