This is one of the best science books I have listened to on audible. Well researched and engagingly written. Tucker builds a compelling narrative around the facts of the trial of Jean Baptist Denis, a fascinating and lesser known participant in the scientific revolution.
The solid research that underpins this book makes the extraordinary tale even more compelling.
Tucker's description of transfusion and vivisection in the seventeenth century are a grisly but fascinating onslaught.
if it bleeds....
Farhat's narration was also very good.
I hope that Audible will publish more science books of this quality and less of the dubious self-help and pseudoscience vanity books.
This book could have been done in under an hour.
The padding was incredibly clunky. The introductions seemed to be repeated and the last two chapters were simply emails written to the author(s) and added nothing at all to the book.
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