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Glimpses of the Wonderful: The Life of Paul Henry Gosse

Biography / Memoir

By: Ann Thwaite

387 pages, B/w photos, illus

Faber & Faber

Hardback | Oct 2002 | #133726 | ISBN: 0571193285
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Examines the life of Philip Henry Gosse, the renowned Victorian naturalist, author, illustrator and Christian fundamentalist, who as both friend and antagonist of Charles Darwin was at the very heart of the Victorian conflict between science and religion.

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Ann Thwaite is the author of Waiting for the Party: The Life of Frances Hodgson Burnett, Edmund Gosse: A Literary Landscape, which won the Duff Cooper Prize, 1985, A. A. Milne: His Life, recipient of the Whitbread Biography of the Year, 1990, and Emily Tennyson: The Poet's Wife. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

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