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Review of the New edition of Darwin's Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and Nineteenth Century Fiction by Gillian Beer

In Darwin’s Plots, Gillian Beer writes that 'On the Origin of Species is one of the most extra-ordinary examples of a work which included more than the maker of it at the time knew, despite all that he did know'. Published in November 1859 with a…