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The Mighty Atom

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A Heavy storm had raged all day on the north coast of Devon. Summer had worn the garb of winter in a freakish fit of mockery and masquerade; and even among the sheltered orchards of the deeply-embowered valley of Combmartin, many a tough and gnarled branch of many a sturdy apple-tree laden with reddening fruit, had been beaten to the ground by
Published (first published July 1st 1896)
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I do normally really enjoy Marie Corelli's books. She was quite an odd lady with some rather odd ideas but I find her works very compelling. This however, was a very dull and disappointing one to read. It was also confusing, as it had one of the women characters give a lecture about how reading wasn't for women and she proudly stopped her daughter doing it. Which is odd when written by a woman, who was very popular with her female audience, and didn't want them to stop buying and reading her boo ...more
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Marie Corelli’s novel from 1896, “The Mighty Atom”, is an attempt by Corelli to show the evils of Atheism. Her dedication reads: “To those self-styled “progressivists,” who by precept and example assist the infamous cause of education without religion, and who by promoting the idea borrowed from French atheism, of denying to the children in board schools and elsewhere the knowledge and love of God as the true foundation of noble living are guilty of a worse crime than murder.”

Corelli then tells
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Marie Corelli (born Mary Mackay) was a best-selling British novelist of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, whose controversial works of the time often label her as an early advocate of the New Age movement.

In the 1890’s Marie Corelli’s novels were eagerly devoured by millions in England, america and the colonies. Her readers ranged from Queen Victoria and Gladstone, to the poorest of shop girls. In
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