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By Richard Dawkins

An based, text-only paperback variation of the New York Times bestseller that’s been hailed because the definitive authority on…everything.

Richard Dawkins, bestselling writer and the world’s so much celebrated evolutionary biologist, has spent his occupation elucidating the various wonders of technological know-how. the following, he is taking a broader method and makes use of his unequalled explanatory powers to light up the ways that the area rather works. packed with smart proposal experiments and jaw-dropping proof, The Magic of Reality explains a stunningly wide variety of ordinary phenomena: How outdated is the universe? Why do the continents appear like disconnected items of a jigsaw puzzle? What motives tsunamis? Why are there such a lot of forms of crops and animals? Who used to be the 1st guy, or girl? beginning with the mystical, legendary reasons for the wonders of nature, Dawkins unearths the exhilarating clinical truths at the back of those occurrences. this can be a page-turning detective tale that not just mines all of the sciences for its clues yet primes the reader to imagine like a scientist besides.

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