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Description - Darwin: The Life of a Tormented Evolutionist by Adrian Desmond

Hailed as the definitive biography, this monumental work explains the character and paradoxes of Charles Darwin and opens up the full panorama of Victorian science, theology, and mores. The authors bring to life Darwin's reckless student days in Cambridge, his epic five-year voyage on the Beagle, and his grueling struggle to develop his theory of evolution.

Adrian Desmond and James Moore's gripping narrative reveals the great personal cost to Darwin of pursuing inflammatory truths-telling the whole story of how he came to his epoch-making conclusions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393311501
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 157mm x 41mm)
Pages: 896
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 20-Jan-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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