Darwin's Ghost: The Origin of Species Updated

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Random House, 2000 - Science - 377 pages
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Darwin's masterpiece, the most important book of the millennium, is rewritten by a renowned geneticist using fascinating contemporary examples and incorporating the vast amount of scientific knowledge discovered since its publication.

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User Review  - J. - Goodreads

A tremendous slog. The prose is mind numbing. Writing like this us why people won't read scientific books. Somebody needs to slap the editors for not clarifying the text. Read full review

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The first book I read about Darwin and his theories, updating the idea of evolution and moderate and rapid change due to both natural selection and sexual selection using modern examples likes the ... Read full review


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Steve Jones is the Professor of Genetics at University College London. He regularly appears on British TV and radio, and wrote and presented a hugely successful BBC TV series called In the Blood. His previous books include The Language of Genes, winner of the prestigious Rhône-Poulenc Science Book Prize. He lives in London.

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