Rosalind Franklin by Brenda Maddox

Rosalind Franklin

Brenda Maddox

380 pages first pub 2002 (editions)

nonfiction biography history science informative slow-paced
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The untold story of the woman who helped to make one of humanity’s greatest discoveries – DNA – but who was never given credit for doing so.‘Our dark lady is leaving us next week.’ On 7 March 1953 Maurice Wilkins of King’s College, London, wrote t...

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informative 93%
reflective 43%
inspiring 37%
sad 31%
challenging 12%
emotional 12%
adventurous 6%
dark 6%
funny 6%
lighthearted 6%


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medium 50%

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