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Mr. Darwin's Shooter
Mr Darwin's Shooter
Author: Roger McDonald
In this richly detailed novel based on the life of Syms Covington, Charles Darwin's hard-working shipboard assistant and later his house-servant, Roger McDonald shines a light on a man forgotten by history, capturing the breathtaking excitement of the historic voyage of the Beagle and brilliantly illuminating the scientific, religious...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780140288599
ISBN-10: 0140288597
Publication Date: 2/1/2000
Pages: 384
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.

2.8 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: Penguin Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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This is a very interesting historical novel about Charles Darwin's assistant. It provides a different perspective on the conflict surrounding Darwin's research.
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Historical novel involving Syms Covington, Darwin's shipboard assistant. he later settled in Australia. Interesting.