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Naxos AudioBooks launches a new introductory series 'In a Nutshell' with Darwin, marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of the English naturalist. Peter Whitfield explains how Darwin came to his revolutionary views following his voyage on the Beagle - and his initial reluctance to publish his findings.

©2009 Naxos Audiobooks; (P)2009 Naxos Audiobooks

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  • steve
  • kearny, NJ, United States
  • 04-05-11

Really good!

Overall, I thought this book was really worth listening to. I liked it and would definitely recommend it to others. Darwin was a genius and all should know about the ideas he came up with.

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Should be longer

This is a nice and gentle introduction. But it should perhaps be considered a first encounter. Nothing is done in depth, although his biography is given more weight than I expected. We'll need three or four sequels at least.