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Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften I: Erstes und Zweites Buch
Robert Musil
A Dance to the Music of Time: 1st Movement
Anthony Powell
Sweet Tooth
Ian McEwan
The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution - Richard Dawkins Most of what Dawkins explains in this book was not yet known when I went to school.
My jaw was dropping several times during this most pleasurable trip through the physical evidence of evolution.
In 4 billion years we went from a single cell to a fully developed human, and now each of us has repreated it in the 9 months we are in the womb of our mother. The wonder of epigenisis without a blueprint!

But the funniest part in it was his quote of Monty Pythons 'All things dull and ugly':
All things dull and ugly
All creatures short and squat
All things rude and nasty
The Lord God made the lot

Each little snake that poisons
Each little wasp that stings
He made their brutish venom
He made their horrid wings

All things sick and cancerous
All evil great and small
All things foul and dangerous
The Lord God made them all

Each nasty little hornet
Each beastly little squid
Who made the spiky urchin?
Who made the sharks? He did
All things scabbed and cancerous
All pox great and small
Putrid, foul and gangrenous
The Lord God made them all.

And if you ever want to marvel at nature, look at this virus, that looks like a lunar lander.
http://www.armageddononline.org/image/virus2.JPG

And this is just a single cell?
https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSF9klvBdcjl-P7E6SsFU9cyeCih1NbIa_9tbXytHqI-k-OefCpPQ

I did not know that the skeleton of all mammals is identical in the structure and sequence of bones. Just the size and shape differs.

What an eye-opening book.