Father and Son

Author(s): Edmund Gosse; Sarah Perry (Afterword by); Anthony Quinn (Introduction by)

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Edmund Gosse's childhood memoir tells the often fractious, often comic story of his relationship with his authoritarian father. A pioneering naturalist and marine biologist, Philip Henry Gosse's strictly religious worldview is brought into crisis by the discoveries of Charles Darwin, and the death of his wife--and Edmund's mother--Emily. As Edmund breaks away from his father's influence, the evolution from one epoch to the next is described in all of its struggle, humor and glory.


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  • : 9781784874391
  • : Penguin Random House
  • : Arrow
  • : 0.368317
  • : December 2018
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Edmund Gosse; Sarah Perry (Afterword by); Anthony Quinn (Introduction by)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : B
  • : 272