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[This Thing of Darkness] [By

Harry Thompson] [January, 2006]

Harry Thompson

This is an epic novel of sea-faring adventure set in the 19th century charting the life of Robert Fitzroy, the captain of `The Beagle` and his passenger Charles Darwin. It combines adventrure, emotion, ideas, humour and tragedy as well as illuminating the history of the 19th century. Fitzroy, the Christian Tory aristocrat, believed in the sanctity ...
Publish Date
2006-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
2006-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.51
ISBN
8601300463049
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
2021-03-04T15:57:02.000Z
I love a book that tells epic tales of exploration & survival.’This Thing of Darkness’ has me gripped & looking back at pictures I took of Patagonia, thinking about new adventures Thanks @swoopadventures for the book. #worldbookday #patagonia #earthpix      source