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The Darwin Affair

by Tim Mason

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The Darwin Affair by Tim Mason
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  • First Published:
    Jun 2019, 384 pages
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    Jun 2020, 400 pages

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In this thrilling tale of murder and obsession, a sinister conspiracy is at the center of a bitter divide over the publication of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species.

Set in London in 1860, The Darwin Affair blends fact and fiction, imagining a string of murders against the backdrop of the controversy that resulted from Charles Darwin's radical claims about evolution. After the string of grisly homicides, Inspector Charles Field is tasked with putting the pieces together. Could the killings be connected? And if so, how? When the royal family is targeted, things take an even darker turn. Prince Albert's approval of Darwin causes a stir among religious extremists, and many worry that the monarchy has lost the ability to discern what's best for the country. As the Inspector begins to slowly see the connections between these separate events, he makes an astonishing discovery; someone out there is dead-set on eliminating those who support Darwin's work. As rumors spread of a mysterious figure known only as the Chorister, Field must double his efforts to ...

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