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5.0 out of 5 stars some interesting insights, 4 Dec 2012
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A lightweight tome, with what i'm sure would have been some fascinating family background edited out by his son, but a good insight into Charles Darwin's background, how he arrived at where he did and how he felt about the way his work was received
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5.0 out of 5 stars Interesting and educational, 25 Feb 2013
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Having studied Darwin's the theories at length I thought to discover the man. A great read.
Once I started I didn't put this down until it was finished.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Surprisingly readable!, 29 April 2014
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I downloaded this to my Kindle after a visit to Downe House and was surprised and pleased to find how easy a read it is... Darwin is extremely likeable and I warmed to him instantly, although those not of a scientific persuasion may get a little tired of his ramblings about plant life...
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very well worth reading - not to be missed free on Kindle, 13 Sep 2013
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This book was written by Darwin for his own family to read rather than you and me. It is therefore, remarkably personal and intimate. You can hear his 'voice' through the pages. You can feel his humanity. He becomes almost alive. It is worth reading for this reason alone, It is, of course, full of facts about his research and books. It is free on Kindle, it is only a little book and surprising easy to read. Give it a go!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Charles Darwin, 3 Sep 2013
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well written - wonderfully interesting person - .who changed the world in thinking about the "our origins" - the univeerse and our thoughts about God -
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5.0 out of 5 stars Insights into one of our most famous naturalists, 19 Aug 2013
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If you are a biologist of any kind then evolution is backbone of modern science and a read of "Origin of Species" is a must. However, Darwin wrote many books detailing his travels and they are very interesting to read. Being free on Kindle makes it easy to read for all.
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