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User Review  - Hebephrene - LibraryThing

It may be that genetics can never be rendered clearly for the laymen. I certainly struggled with this despite Dawkins reputation as a man who could explain complex subjects gracefully. The central ... Read full review

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A brilliant book. It opened up to me an incredible, whole side of evolution that I never knew existed. It flows from page to page very nicely in the first eight chapters. However, this book becomes a bit laborious towards the end, as Dawkins' writing style begins to wear off, and some of the ideas are repeated over and over again.  

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The best book ever!

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User Review  - John Refaat - Goodreads

An excellent and extremely important read. Read full review

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User Review  - Marius Mulder - Goodreads

boring boring booooring Read full review

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User Review  - Hasini - Goodreads

"the most commonest and most conspicuous acts of animal altruism are done by parents, especially mothers, towards their children " can't agree more!!!! Read full review

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User Review  - Abbas - Goodreads

The ideas mentioned in this book, despite being essential for the understanding of evolutionary biology, are scarcely mentioned in science media. Richard has put many arguments for his ideas and these ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lois Roberts - Goodreads

Gives my mind a massage in difficult times Read full review

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User Review  - Coral Brady - Goodreads

I made it to chapter 7, plus end notes, but I'm skimming. It doesn't have the same joy?/excitement? as Greatest Show on Earth -one of my fave biology non-fics. Read full review

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User Review  - Jacob - Goodreads

Still Dawkins magnum opus as far as I'm concerned. It looks at one of the most interesting questions of evolution- morality- and does a great job answering it. Read full review

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