The Science Of Discworld II: The Globe (Paperback)
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The Science Of Discworld II: The Globe (Paperback)

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Paperback 368 Pages / Published: 11/04/2013
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Acclaimed The Science of Discworld centred around an original Pratchett story about the wizards of Discworld. In it they accidentally witnessed the creation and evolution of our universe, a plot which was interleaved with a Cohen & Stewart non-fiction narrative about Big Science. In The Science of Discworld II: The Globe our authors join forces again to see just what happens when the wizards meddle with history in a battle against the elves for the future of humanity on Earth. London is replaced by a dozy Neanderthal village. The Renaissance is given a push. The role of fat women in art is developed. And one very famous playwright gets born and writes The Play. Weaving together a fast-paced Discworld novelette with cutting-edge scientific commentary on the evolution and development of the human mind, culture, language, art, and science, The Globe presents a fascinating and brilliantly original view of the world we live in. The scene of the final epic battle is the first production of A Midsummer's Night Dream at the Globe Theatre.

Publisher: Ebury Publishing
ISBN: 9780091951719
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 250 g
Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 23 mm


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"Superb, neatly fulfilling its goal of introducing science without being boring or didactic. This is a genuinely mind-expanding and very funny book." * Good Book Guide *
"Entertaining, instructive and illuminating" * New Scientist *

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