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I normally I did not really enjoy it I m not sure this is the type of book that you enjoy for casual reading anyway That being said I did like the book and learned a lot about Darwin s theory in the process of reading this With stunning illustrations and excerpts from the Darwin s work this book explains and simplifies the concepts of natural selection and evolution 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 are being evolvedThe challenge of adapting one of the most lauded publications of science into graphic form must have surely given author Michael Keller and illustrator Nicolle Rager Fuller a few sleepless nights And yet the result in content and form is highly commendable Whether you re looking for an introduction an overview or a supplemental learning experience this is an entertaining and enlightening place to start Keller and Fuller augment Darwin s thesis with pictorial representations that add dimension and clarity to complex concepts and biological references You SEE Galeopithecus and the sphinx moth and the Thyacinus without having to visualize it or Google it If there s a knock here it s on the it or Google it If there s a knock here it s on the of the art Fuller s renditions range from exceptional to adeuate with adeuate most often being the historical human characterizations But this is almost inconseuent. T it was released on November 24 1859 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 origi.

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I really wasn t sure how to rate this because it s such an nusual entity I mean a science textbook adapted as a graphic novel Weird huh Still it was done rather well The adapted as a graphic novel Weird huh Still it was done rather well The themselves aren t the awesome thing in the world but they added intimacy and spontaneity to the text which is exactly what they needed to do Together this becomes an interesting and fascinating book 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 isolation genetic drift natural selection niche exploitation sexual selection My problems with the text are small factual ones From the great Ostrich in Africa to its smaller cousins the rhea and emu in South America Forgetting to add and Australia is a small oversight and the origins of the emu are mentioned later on The Tasmanian Tiger is referred to as the Tasmanian wolf Gregor Mendel is described as Austrian which is technically true although he was born and spent most of his life in what is now the Czech Republic he spent most of his life in an Abbey in my home town actuall nice summary of the heavy and his life in an Abbey in my home town actuall nice summary of the heavy and to read original book gorgeous illustrations for adults and teens alike 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 accompaniment to the text but not of the best ality I expected something spectacula. 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 momen. .
Ial to the overall impact of the book I still enjoyed it immenselyWith the Origin of Species we now have a structure in which we may make sense of the natural world It is a framework for finally nlocking the deepest mysteries of life with the power of our intellect A stunning achievement It s to condense Darwin s observations and ideas down to the amount of words available It s difficult to condense Darwin observations and ideas down to the amount of words available a graphic format but this book does a wonderful job of it Great illustrations and careful and precise wording are the order of the day in the work This is certainly than just an adaptation of Darwin s On the Origin of Species It footnotes A Letter To Pakistan updated information indicating where Darwin was not completely clear on some issues such as inheritance and it has a whole section at the end that extends Darwin s ideas to include those in genetics and other areas that when allied with Darwinian natural selection serve to create the modern synthesis of Darwinism with genetics Very well done 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 ALs and this book provided a delightful recap of one of my favourite subjects ZoologyI figured that this is the closest I would ever come to reading Darwin s original work What a good thing I bought this book I can t wait for my daughter to read it herself 5 star because this graphic novel gave a non STEM person like me a way into learning about this topic that was accessible. Nal 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 wor.

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