Written by some-one who knows his subject of parasitology in an easy style, full of information and giving food for thought - sometimes the parasites are beneficial in preventing... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Bill
my 12 year old son and i were listening to an episode on this american life when we heard zimmer discuss parasites. my son is a typical (? Read morePublished on 31 Dec. 2012 by amaraya
if this book was not such interesting reading on a thought provoking topic it would make the skin crawl - does make one wonderPublished on 5 Jan. 2012 by N. J. Powell
This is one of my favourite popsci books of all time. Zimmer is an excellent writer and doesn't fail with this one. Buy it or borrow it and read it! Love the pix as well :)Published on 25 May 2010 by Huxley
What these creatures can make their hosts do is amazing, after reading this book I started to wonder who is in charge! Read morePublished on 7 Feb. 2010 by Mr. P. M. Hasell
Lots of information about infectious diseases caused by parasites(elephantiasis, blood flukes, etc). Any adult could easily understand the writing. Really enjoy reading it. Read morePublished on 15 Dec. 2009 by A. Latif
This is a fantastic book! I bought on the strength of the other reviews, not particularly due to interest in the subject. Read morePublished on 5 Aug. 2009 by ianscardiff
The things you miss if you're not looking in the right place!
Encellent book - Hightly recommended.
Some other customer reviewers treat this book as if it was a horror novel by Stephen King, and both the title and the back matter certainly give that impression. Read morePublished on 2 Sept. 2008 by Ashtar Command