It is the magic of reality - science.
Packed with inspiring explanations of space, time and evolution, laced with humour and clever thought experiments, The Magic of Reality explores a stunningly wide range of natural phenomena.
Dawkins has a gift for making science enjoyable ... [He is] one of the greatest scientific writers/explainers of all time.
From the first sentence it reads with the force and fluency of a classic ... a luminous, authoritative prose that transcends age differences
Stunning in appearance ... the book is a triumph
The text is persuasive whatever one's age ... the chapter on rainbows has the clearest explanation of how they appear that I've ever seen
I wanted to write this book but I wasn't clever enough. Now I've read it, I am
Richard Dawkins has written a string of bestselling books, including the phenomenal The God Delusion. He is a fellow of the Royal Society and the Royal Society of Literature, and has won numerous awards. He was a professor at Oxford University until 2008 and he remains a fellow of New College.