Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species: A Graphic

A stunning graphic adaptation of one of the most famous, contested, and important books of all timeFew books have been as controversial or as historically significant as Charles Darwin s On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life Since the moment it was released on November Darwin s masterwork has been heralded for changing the course of science and condemned for its implied challenges to religionIn Charles Darwin s On the Origin of Species, author Michael Keller and illustrator Nicolle Rager Fuller introduce a new generation of readers to the original text Including sections about his pioneering research, the book s initial public reception, his correspondence with other leading scientists, as well as the most recent breakthroughs in evolutionary theory, this riveting, beautifully rendered adaptation breathes new life into Darwin s seminal and still polarizing work Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species: A Graphic Adaptation

About the Author: Michael Keller

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10 thoughts on “Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species: A Graphic Adaptation

  1. says:

    whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and a

  2. says:

    My only complaint is the visual appearance of the book The text is hand written and very thin, pale and hard to read The illustrations were charming and a nice accompanimen

  3. says:

    I really wasn t sure how to rate this because it s such an unusual entity I mean a science textbook adapted as a graphic novel Weird huh Still it was done rather well The illu

  4. says:

    A stunning achievement It s difficult to condense Darwin s observations and ideas down to the amount of words available in a graphic format but this book does a wonderful job of

  5. says:

    While this was very interesting and very outside of what I normally read, I did not really enjoy it I m not sure this is the type of book that you enjoy for casual reading anyway Th

  6. says:

    How scholarly can a graphic novel be This one is surprisingly good though most of its four stars are for the drawings, which are just amazing Other than that, it is all here speciation

  7. says:

    A wonderful interpretation of the jist of one of the greatest research publications of all time It is also 20years since I studied the contents herein at the A Ls, and this book provided

  8. says:

    With stunning illustrations and excerpts from the Darwin s work, this book explains and simplifies the concepts of natural selection and evolution.

  9. says:

    nice summary of the heavy and difficult to read original book, gorgeous illustrations for adults and teens alike.

  10. says:

    If you were going to make a list of books that would be difficult to do a graphic novel adaptation of, Darwin s On the Origin of Species, would be an excellent candidate for that list.So some seri

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