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This is not a book about Charles Darwin : a writer's journey through my family / Emma Darwin.

By: Darwin, Emma.
Publisher: Newbury : Holland House, 2019Description: 261 pages ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781910688649 (hbk.) :.Subject(s): Darwin, Emma | Authorship -- Psychological aspects | English literature -- 21st centuryDDC classification: 828 Summary: "Everybody knows about Charles Darwin, and many know about others in his family, from Erasmus Darwin and Tome Wedgwood, the first photographer, to composer Ralph Vaughan Williams and poet and radical John Cornford, the first Briton to be killed in the Spanish Civil War. But when Charles and Emma Darwin's great-great-granddaughter, another Emma Darwin, tried to root her new novel in that history, the conflict between her complex heritage, and her own identity as a writer, became a battle that nearly killed her." - Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions July-August 2019 | New acquisitions 2019
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"Everybody knows about Charles Darwin, and many know about others in his family, from Erasmus Darwin and Tome Wedgwood, the first photographer, to composer Ralph Vaughan Williams and poet and radical John Cornford, the first Briton to be killed in the Spanish Civil War. But when Charles and Emma Darwin's great-great-granddaughter, another Emma Darwin, tried to root her new novel in that history, the conflict between her complex heritage, and her own identity as a writer, became a battle that nearly killed her." - Book cover

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