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  1. says:

    I had put off reading this book for years because while I've enjoyed many of Stephen Baxter's novels the idea of wading through 750 pages of the story of human evolution narrated by anthropomorphised primates really didn't appeal The

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    This is a series of episodes illustrating critical if imagined chapters in primate evolution It begins with a s

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    THIS is LIFE Anybody interested in the WHY at all should read this book Baxter excells himself by describing the roots of humanity and the hardship of our ancestors on the way obtaining self awarenessI haven´t seen anything better regarding the origins of intelligence You will recognize the chaptersAbsolutely recommended

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    Worthwhile I received this book as a gift and did not have high expectations but I was pleasantly surprised Baxter manages to novelise very effectively the course of evolution through billions of years which is no mean achievement The book is fact based though of necessity it does spin some extravagant speculation from those facts and in a few places those speculations are less than convincing such as the pre

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    In the musical 1776 Col Thomas McKean says of General Washington's reports from the field reporting everything

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    This is kind of different It doesn't have a plot It's essentially a series of short stories about the lives of various creatures on the evolutionary path to modern humans and beyond Said that way it doesn't sound very interesting but it kept my attention through all 800 pages

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    As a rollicking science fiction tale this book may leave the reader scratching their head It is a series of interrelated short stories and vignettes given from the viewpoint of creatures stretching back in time from the first tiny mammals to survive the impact which took out the dinosaurs to the present to the distant future when our planet i

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    Having read Baxter's Manifold Time I wasn't expecting much characterization or plot as is the case in much hard sci fi Strangely some of the non human characters of Evolution were a lot real than some of the human ones If you liked the suid in ManifoldTime you'll probably like Evolution The book is longer than

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    A good book but about 100 pages too long The author dramatized mammalian evolution from the time of the dinosaurs until a future hundreds of millions of years from now Having watched Cosmos this summer I have been thinking

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    This book reminded me in many ways of those Walking With Dinosaurs TV shows The book is broken up into sections each set in a different era So we focus on an early mammal here a proto hominid there and generally span a huge chunk of our planet's history from the earliest mammals to a distant speculative future

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Ma of evolution in all its awesome majesty and rigorous beauty Sixty five million years ago when dinosaurs ruled the Earth there lived a small mammal a proto primate of the species Purgatorius From this humble beginning Baxter traces the human lineage forward through time The advent. Worthwhile I received this book as a gift and did not have high expectations but I was pleasantly surprised Baxter manages to novelise very effectively the course of evolution through billions of years which is no mean achievement The book is fact based though of necessity it does spin some extravagant speculation from those facts and in a few places those speculations are less than convincing such as the prehistoric Neanderthal shanty town outside the Homo Sapiens village Baxter writes about science in a very elouent and engaging way Where he consistently shows weakness is when he is writing dialogue This led me to skip through the stilted Roman chapter That said the later chapter about the British soldiers in an empty future England was uite haunting and I really liked the way he consistently found low key but satisfying conclusions to the various evolutionary vignettes A book that geniunely throws fresh perspective on the evolution of life I m glad I read it

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Ure that unfolds is a gripping odyssey governed by chance and competition a perilous journey to an uncertain destination along a route beset by sudden and catastrophic upheavals It is a route that ends for most species in stagnation or extinction Why should humanity escape this fate. A good book but about 100 pages too long The author dramatized mammalian evolution from the time of the dinosaurs until a future hundreds of millions of years from now Having watched Cosmos this summer I have been thinking about the incomprehensible spans of time that have passed since the formation of the universe and since life began on this planet Evolution serves as a reminder of just how brief our species time in the sun really has been and what remarkable arrogance human beings display when trying to explain the cosmos to each other Climate change volcanoes asteroids and cometsover the history of our world these events have hit the reset button over and over again Hundreds of thousands of species have come into being thrived then vanished into oblivion We are no different In the eyes of earth we are a minor flash in the pan In the eyes of the cosmos we are less than a speck of dust And when we are gonethere will come soft rainsA good and troubling book Bleak I guess but honest I was struck by how much of what I was reading about I had learned in college astronomy biology evolution etc but then forgot because they are not things that I really think about on a day to day basis Science keeps me very humble The Line perilous journey to an uncertain destination along a route beset by sudden and catastrophic upheavals It is a route that ends for most species in stagnation or extinction Why should humanity escape this fate. A good book but about 100 Your Naughty Playmate 3 - Cuckolding Fantasy pages too long The author dramatized mammalian evolution from the time of the dinosaurs until a future hundreds of millions of years from now Having watched Cosmos this summer I have been thinking about the incomprehensible spans of time that have Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya passed since the formation of the universe and since life began on this Twisted planet Evolution serves as a reminder of just how brief our species time in the sun really has been and what remarkable arrogance human beings display when trying to explain the cosmos to each other Climate change volcanoes asteroids and cometsover the history of our world these events have hit the reset button over and over again Hundreds of thousands of species have come into being thrived then vanished into oblivion We are no different In the eyes of earth we are a minor flash in the The Exploration of the Male Anatomy pan In the eyes of the cosmos we are less than a speck of dust And when we are gonethere will come soft rainsA good and troubling book Bleak I guess but honest I was struck by how much of what I was reading about I had learned in college astronomy biology evolution etc but then forgot because they are not things that I really think about on a day to day basis Science keeps me very humble

free download È E-book, or Kindle E-pub ã Stephen Baxter

Stretching from the distant past into the remote future from primordial Earth to the stars Evolution is a soaring symphony of struggle extinction and survival; a dazzling epic that combines a dozen scientific disciplines and a cast of unforgettable characters to convey the grand dra. THIS is LIFE Anybody interested in the WHY at all should read this book Baxter excells himself by describing the roots of humanity and the hardship of our ancestors on the way obtaining self awarenessI haven t seen anything better regarding the origins of intelligence You will recognize the chaptersAbsolutely recommended