Ca Forgetting to add and Australia IS A SMALL OVERSIGHT AND THE a small oversight and the 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 actually Nevertheless the book captures Darwin s inner struggle between his life s work as I really wasn t sure how to rate this because it s such an unusual entity I mean a science textbook adapted as a graphic novel Weird huh Still it was
done rather well The illustrations themselves aren t the awesome thing rather well The illustrations themselves aren t the awesome thing 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 With stunning illustrations and excerpts from the Darwin s work this book explains and simplifies the concepts of natural selection and evolution While this was very interesting and very outside of what I normally read 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 not sure this is the type of book that you enjoy for casual reading anyway That being said I did the book and learned a lot about Darwin s theory in the process of reading this 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 uality I expected something spectacular but was disappointed. 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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Rager Fuller a few sleepless nights And yet the result in content and form is highly commendableFuller a few sleepless nights And yet the result in content and form is highly commendable you re looking for an introduction an overview or a supplemental learning experience this is commendable you re looking for an introduction an overview or a supplemental learning experience this is 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 nock here it s on the portraiture of the art Fuller s renditions range from exceptional to adeuate with adeuate most often being the historical human characterizations But this is almost inconseuential 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 unlocking the deepest mysteries of life with the power of our intellect nice summary of the heavy and difficult to read original book gorgeous illustrations for adults and teens alike 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 Ameri. 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.