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Darwin: A Life in Poems free pdf Now in paperback, the intimate and highly original interpretation of the life and work of Charles Darwin, by acclaimed poet and Darwin's direct descendant Ruth Padel. Padel is the great-great-granddaughter of Charles Darwin, and in this collection of exceedingly readable, vivid verse, she brings us his life, not only following the great drama of his discovery of evolution, but also imagining the fluctuating emotions of the solitary child, the private man, and the tender father. A moving and powerful tribute, with an unquantifiable depth of family intimacy and warmth.

About Ruth Padel

RUTH PADEL, the great-great granddaughter of Charles Darwin, is a prizewinning poet, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. She is the author of seven collections of poetry, including "Voodoo Shop" and "The Soho Leopard, " both of which were shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize. Her travel book, "Tigers in Red Weather, " was highly acclaimed, and she is also well known for her popular works of poetry criticism, "52 Ways of Looking at a Poem" and "The Poem and the Journey."

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Author : Ruth Padel
Publisher : Knopf Publishing Group
Data Published : 09 October 2012
ISBN : 0375711929
EAN : 9780375711923
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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