Babes in the Darkling Woods
by H. G. Wells
Publisher: Secker & Warburg 1940
Number of pages: 204
Stella and Gemini, the two babes of the story, come increasingly under the influence of a rather impressive psycho-therapeutist whose groundbreaking theories capture their imaginations. But when tragedy strikes they are soon to learn that intellectualism brings cold comfort.
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