The Darwin Conspiracy
Publish date: September 12th 2006
Pages no: 309
Edition language: English
Another instance where I wish I could give half-star ratings. This read like one of those books that seem to have been written by someone who, having completed their post-graduate English degree research, figures they can put all that information to good use. Not the case here, as Mr. Darnton is o...
Darwin's life is a bit of a mystery, and John Darnton took the known facts of his life and let fiction build the rest. He coupled it with some modern-day sleuths that have their own mysteries. I especially enjoyed Lizze Darwin's time line - we see her as girl near womanhood snooping through Darwin's...
Enjoyed this one a lot! A quick entertaining read!
This is a historical novel with a twist of alternative history. The conspiracy has nothing to do with the efficacy of natural selection, but why would Darwin not want to say where he got the idea in the first place. If I say anymore I'll ruin the plot.Here's a review of the book from my PageADay B...