Mr. Darwin's Shooter: A Novel

Mr. Darwin's Shooter: A Novel

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Syms Covington, the main character of Mr. Darwin’s Shooter, was Charles Darwin’s manservant for seven years, beginning with the historic voyage of the Beagle. Their relationship was an odd one, but it furnished exactly what Darwin needed in order to complete his groundbreaking work. Covington shot and collected hundreds of specimens (leaving him nearly deaf) which became fodder for The Origin of Species. The book tells the story of how Covington came into Darwin’s… (more)

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Publisher: Grove Press (May 01, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 364 pages

File size: 422 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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