Life Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution (Paperback)Nick Lane (author)
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Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 294 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm
Original and awe-inspiring ... an exhilarating tour of some of the most profound and important ideas in biology -- Michael Le Page * New Scientist *
Excellent and imaginative and, similar to life itself, the book is full of surprises ... a fascinating book for anyone interested in life and evolution, and how these discoveries were made * Nature *
Life Ascending earns its place on the bookshelf of every biology teacher - and anyone else interested in how we all got here. -- James Kingsland * Guardian *
an absolute joy...Dr Nick Lane employs a clarity of thought and an adroitness of expression that allows the reader to easily navigate his enviable breadth of knowledge. A breadth of knowledge that never scrimps on detail whilst delivering logic and inspiration in equal measure. The very definition of a 'must read' for anyone that has ever marvelled at the complexity of life * Laboratory News *
If Charles Darwin sprang from his grave, I would give him this fine book to bring him up to speed. -- Matt Ridley
Lane brings science alive with the kind of beautiful prose that turns a book full of interesting information into a book you simply cannot put down. -- Amanda Gefter * New Scientist *
Nick Lane is one of the most exciting science writers of our time. His book...reads like a smooth chronicle, has great subject matter and is well argued. -- Steve Connor * Independent *
With its vast scope, page-turning revelations and elegant prose, Nick Lane's Life Ascending is everything one could hope for in a science book -- Robert Matthews * Daily Telegraph *
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