'Miller and Van Loon have brought to life an important chapter of scientific history - a real achievement.' New Scientist
Covers the difficult progress from pre-Darwinian thinking to modern genetics, and the devastatingly important impact of one man on our fundamental understanding of biology, life and ourselves.
Jonathan Miller studied natural sciences at Cambridge University and subsequently qualified as a Doctor of Medicine in 1959. Since then he has become internationally well known as a writer and director of plays and operas. Borin Van Loon is a Surrealist artist and illustrator whose work ranges from oil paintings to a cut-out book on DNA.
Miller and Van Loon have brought to life an important chapter of scientific history - a real achievement.' * New Scientist *