Can the God of Evolution come to humanity's aid and ensure Darwin writes a very different book? And who stopped him writing it in the first place?
Science of Discworld III: Darwin's Watch
Sir Terry Pratchett is the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in In all, he is the author of fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he is the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature.
Worldwide sales of his books now stand at 75 million, and they have been translated into thirty-seven languages. Professor Ian Stewart is the author of many popular science books. He was awarded the Michael Faraday Prize for furthering the public understanding of science, and in became a Fellow of the Royal Society. Dr Jack Cohen is an internationally-known reproductive biologist, and lives in Newent, Gloucestershire.
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Darwin's Watch (Science of Discworld, book 3) by Jack Cohen, Terry Pratchett and Ian Stewart
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The Science of Discworld III: Darwin's Watch
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The result? Roundworld stagnates. While getting it back on track in time to avoid an inbound comet, the wizards introduce Darwin to the god of evolution. Darwin particularly admires the wheels on his elephant. This encounter opens up the entire topic of evolution and why creationist objections are nonsense.
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On Discworld, the number eight is special: the number of magic. There is an eighth magical colour, octarine. The eight son of an eighth son has to become a wizard — even when the midwife gets the sex wrong. No one dares mention the number by name because of the evil god Bel-Shamharoth: you might get ate, OK?
In Roundworld, the number eight is also key, but for a different reason: it plays a key role in atomic structure.