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Published: 11 June 2020

336 Pages | 8 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198848547

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Erasmus Darwin

Sex, Science, and Serendipity

Patricia Fara

  • A pursuit of the life and ideas of Erasmus Darwin, grandfather of Charles, and prominent scientist, radical, and Enlightenment man of letters
  • The man who published controversial ideas on Evolution years before the birth of his famous grandson
  • An exciting detective story in which award-winning author Patricia Fara follows the elusive Dr Darwin through the archives
  • A quest that offers a fresh view not only of Erasmus Darwin and the Enlightenment, but also of Charles Darwin and the Victorian era