Publish date: March 1st 1998
Publisher: Overlook Hardcover
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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The plot of this book pits creationism against evolution, and revolves around Tobias Phelps, an odd-looking boy unsure of his parentage, who is adopted by a parson and his wife in a town called Thunder Spit. A parallel plot unfolds in London around the same time -1845- involving a taxidermist, his d...