The latest instalment in the Sunday Times-bestselling Science of Discworld series.
Terry Pratchett, author of the Discworld series, is one of the most successful authors in Britain today. Ian Stewart is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick and won the Royal Society's 1995 Michael Faraday Medal for outstanding contributions to the public understanding of science. Jack Cohen is a biologist and science writer and long-time collaborator of Ian Stewart's.
"The hard science is as gripping as the fiction" * The Times * "Entertaining and illuminating" * New Scientist * "An exhilarating experience as the authors' cerebral buzzsaw opens up your mind" * SFX Magazine * "A cut above the competition... chapters by Stewart and Cohen offering a profound and clear explanation of Darwin's theories and their modern updating... it is exhilarating to feel yourself immersed in such well-expressed and up-to-date debates" * New Scientist *