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Phaethon or Loose Thoughts for Loose Thinkers

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ISBN-10: 1116646471

ISBN-13: 9781116646474

Edition: N/A

Authors: Charles Kingsley

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List price: $10.99
Publisher: Creative Media Partners, LLC
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 106
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.22" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Charles Kingsley, a clergyman of the Church of England, who late in his life held the chair of history at Cambridge University, wrote mostly didactic historical romances. He put the historical novel to new use, not to teach history, but to illustrate some religious truth. Westward Ho! (1855), his best-known work, is a tale of the Spanish main in the days of Queen Elizabeth I. Hypatia: New Foes with Old Faces (1853) is the story of a pagan girl-philosopher who was torn to pieces by a Christian mob. The story is strongly anti-Roman Catholic.. Hereward the Wake, or The Watchful Hereward the Wake, or The Watchful (1866) is a tale of a Saxon outlaw. The Water-Babies (1863), written for…