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The Darwin Conspiracy: The Confessions of Sir Max Busby: A Novel

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For years, a young attorney named James Scott Bell was haunted by the possible existence of a fabled manuscript by one Sir Max Bushy, a mysterious figure in the lore of evolution. It was rumored that in the 1920's, Sir Max had taken to paper his own account of "the cultural takeover of evolution" but no such document had surfaced.After years of diligent thought and researc ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published May 1st 2002 by B&H Publishing Group (first published 1995)
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H.L. Wegley
Jul 12, 2012 H.L. Wegley rated it it was amazing
Great idea for a book. Imagine The Screwtape Letters combined with Michael Behe's Darwin's Black Box. It's witty, interesting, and even informative. This book has a permanent home on my bookshelf.
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Dec 03, 2009 Pxilated rated it did not like it
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I didn't really look at what this was when I picked it up at the library. When I got it home and gave it a glance, I realized it probably wasn't something I'd enjoy reading, but I figured I'd give it a chance anyway.

This is a work of fiction. In the Author's Note, he confesses as much and then proceeds to try and convince his reader that this is really factual and he does his best in the book to pass it off as non-fiction. It's purely ridiculous. I'd wager though that supporters of this story a
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Dea Mengers
Nov 28, 2014 Dea Mengers rated it it was amazing
My husband and I read this when it was originally released. It's the only book I've read of James Scott Bell's yet because of it I remember his name. As a matter of fact, I rarely keep books for decades but I've kept this one. My husband prefers non-fiction and I prefer fiction. This book wove fact and fiction together excellently and inspired interesting discussions between us.
Randy Alcorn
May 02, 2012 Randy Alcorn added it
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Jim Bell has written a clever story, full of historical and scientific insights, blended with creative whimsy. The Darwin Conspiracy is ingenious and engaging.
Adam
May 14, 2007 Adam rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: not even Hitler.
The worst book I've ever read.
Kim
Aug 16, 2015 Kim rated it it was amazing
Hilarious!
Rick
Jul 30, 2008 Rick rated it it was ok
Fiction as history, with application.
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Jim is a former trial lawyer who now writes and speaks full time. He is the bestselling author of Try Dying, No Legal Grounds, Presumed Guilty, Glimpses of Paradise, Breach of Promise and several other thrillers. He is a winner of the Christy Award for Excellence in Inspirational Fiction, and was a fiction columnist for Writers Digest magazine. He has written two books in the Writers' Digest serie ...more
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