The Water-Babies

The Water-Babies

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The Water-Babies (1863) is one of the strangest and most powerful children's books ever published. Written by an Anglican clergyman with an insatiable love of science, the story combines an uplifting moral about redemption with a crash course in evolutionary theory, and has an imaginative exuberance equalled only by Lewis Carroll. Young Tom is a chimney-sweeper's boy who one day falls into a river and drowns, only to be transformed into a water-baby. Through his… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: OUP Oxford (March 14, 2013)

Collection: Oxford World's Classics

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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