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Creation

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Description for Creation Paperback. Film tie-in: an intimate portrait of Charles Darwin Num Pages: 352 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BJ; PDX; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 266.
Annie was Charles and Emma Darwin's adored first daughter. Her death at the age of ten broke their hearts. At the time, Darwin was working secretly on his theory of evolution and the pain of his daughter's death sharpened his conviction that natural laws have nothing to do with divine intervention. But he became racked with anxiety about his ground-breaking theories in The Origin of Species, and the controversy they would cause. As Darwin's theories continue to shape so much of our thinking about human nature today, Creation gives us fresh insight into the private life of ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
John Murray
Condition
New
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781848542020
SKU
V9781848542020
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About Keynes, Randal
Randal Keynes is a great-great-grandson of Charles Darwin and a great-nephew of economist John Maynard Keynes. He lives and works in London. This is his first book.

Reviews for Creation
'Remarkable'
Scotsman
'Engrossing . . . a biography with a difference'
Sunday Telegraph
'It is a rare biography that reveals the key emotional moment in its subject's personal and intellectual life so clearly as Randal Keynes does for Charles Darwin . . . moving and illuminating'
Financial Times

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