The Last Alchemist in Paris: & Other Curious Tales from Chemistry
Publish date: January 28th 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 257
Edition language: English
I'm being generous in my rating of this book because I genuinely enjoyed it. It gets off to a rough start in terms of readability in the first couple of chapters, but it rights itself and becomes a wonderfully interesting wander through some of the elements in the periodic table. Yes, the science ...
If you've been following my updates, you're probably aware that I find this book to be a bit "scattered". It's not disorganized; it's just that it isn't always immediately apparent where the author is going with a particular story, or how he's going to tie the chemistry into the story, especially if...