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The Evolution Man: Or, How I Ate My Father

The Evolution Man: Or, How I Ate My Father

  • Title: The Evolution Man: Or, How I Ate My Father
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  • ISBN : 9780679750093
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 224 pages


Here is a typical Stone Age family, reimagined by Roy Lewis in this hilarious novel as characters in some glittering drawing room comedy Father, who has a scientific turn of mind, has just discovered fire Mother makes sure the children finish supper, even when the plat du jour is toad Uncle Vanya thinks that the species has been flirting with disaster ever since it bega Here is a typical Stone Age family, reimagined by Roy Lewis in this hilarious novel as characters in some glittering drawing room comedy Father, who has a scientific turn of mind, has just discovered fire Mother makes sure the children finish supper, even when the plat du jour is toad Uncle Vanya thinks that the species has been flirting with disaster ever since it began to chip flint into tools While little Alexander has gotten himself in deep trouble by making the first cave painting artists are always so misunderstood.Long out of print, The Evolution Man would make Charles Darwin turn over in his grave Lewis has written a witty, intelligent satire of the lives of our remote ancestors, complete with highly revisionist accounts of everything from the origins of courtship to the staples of Pleistocene cuisine It s the funniest thing to happen to prehistory since Raquel Welch donned a fur bikini in One Million B.C.


Author Roy Lewis

There is than one author with this nameThe majority of the books that Lewis wrote or edited, often jointly, were nonfiction and closely related to his journalism However, he is best known for his 1960 novel The Evolution Man, which went through six editions under a number of titles This comic novel purports to be a first hand account by the son of the first man to discover fire To prevent




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  • Cambiano le ere geologiche Ma noi no Io sto costruendo il futuro, e voi brontolate perch bisogna lasciare la caverna per un annetto o due Io gi prevedo il giorno in cui tutte le orde avranno la loro caverna, ogni caverna il suo fuoco, ogni fuoco lo spiedo con un bel quarto di cavallo ad arrostir [..]

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  • I learned of this book through a recommendation in an interview from Terry Pratchett author recommendations still being a better way of discovering new books than any algorithm I ve met, even if they do occasionally go awry and leave you reading Jonathan Carroll Anyway, the central conceit here is t [..]

  • Simpatico divertissement di questo semi sconosciuto autore inglese, il quale usando l evoluzione a mo di metafora cerca di illustrarci i vantaggi e i pericoli insiti nel progresso.La storia parla di un gruppo di cavernicoli che dovranno superare le difficolt della vita allo stato brado, tra carnivor [..]

  • I read the presentation on the back cover of the italian edition, and I ve been hooked ever since un libro inclassificabile una riflessione romanzesca, acutissima e leggera, su tutta la storia dell umanit , contrassegnata in ogni dettaglio da quella limpidezza e da quell ironia che appartengono [..]

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