This stands the standard historiography and received wisdom concerning the development of modern evolutionary theory on its head.
Surely the “iconic” status of Darwin’s book could never have been predicted by either the author or his publisher.
We’re still more than a month out from the U.S. release of Wilson’s Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker.
The English literacy critic and biographer A.N. Wilson is a brilliant writer. We’ve been aware for some time that he’s a Darwin skeptic, too.