10 of 14 people found the following review helpful
This isn't your average science book. In parts, it would be better described as a history book. However, when science is explained, it is complicated. Hence, if you only have a passing interest in science, please spend your money elsewhere as a lot of the content of this book will soar over your head.
In fairness, if you are a person who has attained, or is in the process of attaining, a science (or mathematics) degree, you will understand and most likely enjoy this book.
The author delves in to the lives and research techniques of some of the founding theorists in chaos whilst also giving everyday examples of chaos surrounding us.
It is a good read but only if you have… Read more
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I, myself, am a casual fan of wrestling and have been since I was very young. Nowadays, though, I am more interested in what actually goes on behind the scenes. I thought that this book would give a fascinating insight in to the backstage world of professional wrestling but the author only manages this in part. He constantly blurs the line between what really happened and what was performed to the crowds. As a result, it is hard to tell when the author is talking about real incidents or staged ones.
Don't get me wrong, there are times when he talks about some very interesting backstage occurances but on the whole, he talks too much about what happened in front of the TV cameras… Read more