On 14 May 1856, Charles Darwin recorded in his journal that, on the advice of his friend Charles Lyell, after almost 20 years exploring the subject, he had finally begun writing a ‘sketch’ of his ideas on species.
How the Friends of Charles Darwin motto was pre-empted by James Joyce.
A long-overdue biography of the Victorian scientist, mountaineer, and public intellectual.
A magnificent two-volume biography.
Part 2 of an entertaining two-part biography of Charles Darwin.