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Historical perspective turned on its heels. What if this instead of that?! A most intriguing premise from which to conjur extreme, but possible, indeed nearly probable, alternative... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Anthony George Collura
A clever attack on the arrogance of whoever thinks his is the right god, and his religion is the only truth.Published 22 months ago by Sassy Gramy
Overall a good book..however kind of a drag..especially regarding the details on the American Indians and the character Jemmy Button.Published on November 14, 2013 by meme
In The Darwin Conspiracy, Darnton has exploited holes and inconsistencies in Darwin's life story/mythos to craft a historical pastiche that more or less delivers the goods. Read morePublished on March 21, 2013 by J Thomas
I just finished this book and have to say I found it quite disappointing. I expected a fun story about scholars on the trail of a historical mystery--a la A.S. Read morePublished on June 26, 2012 by Jeanne
Have read several Darnton tales and only recently realized they were all from the same author, a page turner and gives you goose bumpsPublished on May 2, 2012 by Radio Davio
I found this to be a well-written and interesting historical novel that gives windows into the time and lives of the characters. Read morePublished on February 1, 2012 by goodfaith
My definition of historical fiction is a work that takes key pieces of a very real history while expanding and filling in the gaps of the unknown to create a more fully fleshed... Read morePublished on December 21, 2011 by Jason Golomb
This is a historical novel with a twist of alternative history. When two scientists locked in a rivalry over Charles Darwin come across some papers of Darwin's daughter's, they are... Read morePublished on November 17, 2011 by Clif