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Mr. Whittle and the Morning Star

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Mr. Whittle became convinced that the end of the world was at hand.

The second World War was over, and the prospects of humanity looked bleak indeed. But Mr. Whittle, though meek, was an idealist who had spoken with the Almighty.

In the story of Mr. Whittle's attempts to prepare himself for the coming of oblivion Robert Nathan has written one of the most delightful of his
Hardcover, 175 pages
Published 1947 by Alfred A. Knopf
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Jeffrey Byron
Another Robert Nathan masterpiece.

A sweet tale, and yet the implications are clear by the author.

This story was written during the evolution of the Atom bomb. The world was forever changed and this is Robert Nathan's commentary.

I highly recommend.
Elly Wendy
A pleasant, amusing read.
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Nathan was born into a prominent New York Sephardic family. He was educated in the United States and Switzerland and attended Harvard University for several years beginning in 1912. It was there that he began writing short fiction and poetry. However, he never graduated, choosing instead to drop out and take a job at an advertising firm to support his family (he married while a junior at Harvard). ...more
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