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User Review  - Britt84 - LibraryThing

One of the most important scientific works ever written and a very impressive achievement. Darwin discusses his theory of the origin of species in a groundbreaking work that changed biology forever. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - redfiona - LibraryThing

It's very discursive. You can almost hear Darwin pulling up a chair to the fireplace to discuss this idea he's had. And he's thought about it a lot. It's also very cleverly written, starting with ... Read full review

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User Review  - gopfolk - LibraryThing

What can one really say about this book? I found that this book, like most scientific books, well documented and referenced. The discussion related to domestication set the tone for much of the rest ... Read full review

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User Review  - EricKibler - LibraryThing

This isn't a book you'd read for fun, but for understanding and enrichment. Personally, I found it edifying to understand Darwin's thinking. In his younger days, he had traveled much of the world, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - themulhern - LibraryThing

"The Origin of Species" like "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" is a book that does not really repay a determined, linear reading. It is much better to pick up and put down the book, reading ... Read full review

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User Review  - themulhern - LibraryThing

This illustrated version contains the complete text of one edition of the book. The illustrations are generally appropriate and support the text well. They contain portraits of persons who were ... Read full review

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My father showed me this book.It's great!

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This book is full of scientific evidence for evolution and natural selection. It argues for evolution in a polite and reasonable manner that is backed up by direct evidence of what the book states. I highly recommend this book to all people of science.

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One of the top three books of scientific theory to date. I am hard pressed to find a rival outside of possibly Newton Prncipia.

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User Review  - deldevries - LibraryThing

Important foundation for knowledge. An interesting read for me the summer after 8th grade. Read full review


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