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'The vessel drove before her bows two billows of liquid phosphorus' A selection of Darwin's extraordinary adventures during the voyage of the Beagle Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Charles Darwin (1809-1882). Darwin's Autobiographies, On the Origin of Species, The Descent of Man, The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals and The Voyage of the Beagle are available in Penguin Classics.
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    It Was Snowing Butterflies (Little Black Classics)
    pamN

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    31. July 2015 um 23:42

    Das Buch enthält Berichte über Darwins Erkundungen in Südamerika. Er erzählt von seinen Erlebnissen und Entdeckungen. Der Natur, den Ureinwohnern und den Tieren.  Ich fand das Buch wirklich interessant. Es war leicht zu lesen und ich habe auch größtenteils alles verstanden. An einigen Stellen fand ich das Buch etwas langatmig und seine Beschreibungen zu detailliert für meinen Geschmack. Trotzdem habe ich das Buch genossen. 

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