The Autobiography Of Charles Darwin
When I left the school I was for my age neither high nor low in it; and I believe that I was considered by all my masters and by my father as a very ordinary boy, rather below the common standard in intellect. To my deep mortification my father once said to me, "You care for nothing but shooting, dogs, and rat- catching, and you will be a disgrace to yourself and all your family."
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Review: The Autobiography of Charles Darwin, 1809–82User Review - Goodreads
Very interesting read. I especially enjoyed the fact that Darwin wasn't too great in school but ended up doing fantastic things. Passion and imagination and curiosity were really his motors... I wish ... Read full review
Review: The Autobiography of Charles Darwin, 1809–82User Review - Samuel Rogers - Goodreads
I really enjoyed the portion written by Darwin himself. It helped me and I particularly enjoyed Darwin's transformation from a privileged, disinterested man to an individual wholly devoted to the search of knowledge. Read full review