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Ten Million Aliens

by Simon Barnes

Ten Million Aliens Synopsis

Life on planet earth is not weirder than we imagine. It's weirder than we are capable of imagining.And we're all in it together: humans, blue whales, rats, birds of paradise, ridiculous numbers of beetles, molluscs the size of a bus, bdelloid rotifers who haven't had sex for millions of years and creatures called water bears: you can boil them, freeze them and fire them off into space without killing them.In this breathtakingly audacious book, Simon Barnes opens our eyes to the real marvels of the planet we live on.

Ten Million Aliens Press Reviews

This is a book that I will treasure forever. Stephen Fry. The perfect bedside read for anyone who has ever wondered what slugs and wasps are for, or how elephants feel. Daily Mail. Dizzying. Natural history explored in all its marvellous, madcap majesty with wit, wisdom and wonder. Daily Express. Fascinating and entertaining... Ten Million Aliens will open your eyes to the real marvels of the planet we live on. The Guardian.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781780722436
Publication date: 2nd July 2015
Author: Simon Barnes
Publisher: Short Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 480 pages
Categories: Wildlife: general interest, Zoology & animal sciences,

About Simon Barnes

SIMON BARNES is a multi-award-winning sports and nature writer who wrote for the Times for over 30 years. He is also a novelist, horseman and the author of more than 20 books, including the bestselling How to be a Bad Birdwatcher and The Meaning of Sport (Short Books). He lives in Norfolk with his family and other animals.

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