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Amazing book. I wish I had read it as a child. It probably romanticizes microbiology a bit, but in the process it makes it quite an enjoyable read. Read morePublished 7 months ago by R. Cardona
I read this book perhaps 50 years ago and found it astounding. I bought this book twice for friends of mine as a gift.Published 13 months ago by R. E. Hiedemann
I read this years ago, in medical school. And reading it again , it has not diminished the very entertaining story and history of medicine. Great read. Tom Davis MDPublished 14 months ago by donna davis
Thought it was going to be horribly boring, actually written well, stayed interesting.Published 16 months ago by Lax
The subject is interesting, although the writing is done in a rather florid, old-fashioned style. (It was written the in the 1920's, I believe. Read morePublished 17 months ago by C. Lai
I first read this book 56 years ago and I have reread it twice since. This one was a gift for a friend, shipped direct. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Andrew Francis Martin
This book inspired my Dad to become a science teacher and eventually get his doctorate. I grew up wanting to be a research scientist, because of my dad, and because of this book. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Elizabeth
This book was sitting on my shelf for over a year because the topic seemed boring. A friend had given me the book as a gift, and finally one day with ` nothing else to read' I... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Homer