Be gentle to your cuckoo clock...
- H L Gold's "Trouble with Water": Much funnier variation of the same general idea - be gentle when dealing with water gnomes!
Fact sheet.First published: Fantastic Universe, January 1954.
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Download MP3 audio of the story, read by Gregg Margarite, from LibriVox.
Watch a 7-minutes movie adaptation of the story at YouTube (bad acting, black & white).
Related: Stories of Philip K Dick.