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Book Review: The Age of Wonder by Richard Holmes

Aubrey Kagan
5/16/2012 06:47 PM EDT

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re: Book Review: The Age of Wonder by Richard Holmes
Max The Magnificent   5/16/2012 7:30:47 PM
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Hi Aubrey -- thanks for a great review -- you beat me to it -- I read this book last yea rbut never found the time to review it. For myself I really enjoyed this book. I agree with the flaws you point out, but all things considered I found it to be a really good read that gave me a much better appreciation for the science and scientists of that era. And i have to say that I think "Mungo Park" is an amazing name (grin)

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