Charles Darwin, Volumes 1-2

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Pimlico, 2003 - Evolution (Biology) - 605 pages
Few lives of great men offer so much interest - and so many mysteries - as the life of Charles Darwin, the greatest figure of nineteenth-century science, whose ideas are still inspiring discoveries and controversies more than 100 years after his death. Only now, with the publication of Voyaging, the first of two volumes that will constitute the definitive biography, do we have a truly vivid and comprehensive picture of Darwin as a man and a scientist.

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Janet Browne's career is subsumed in this masterpiece. This isn't merely a biography of Darwin. It's an account of the role of science in the early and middle Victorian period, spanning continents ... Read full review

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At the close of this 550 page biography of Darwin's life up to age 49, I was disappointed that I would have too wait to read the second volume. You might think that 200 pages on Darwin's early life is ... Read full review

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