The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World by Patrik Svensson

The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World

Patrik Svensson with Agnes Broomé (Translator)

nonfiction nature science informative reflective medium-paced

missing duration info | first published 2019

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Part H Is for Hawk, part The Soul of an Octopus, The Book of Eels is both a meditation on the world's most elusive fish--the eel--and a reflection on the human condition.Remarkably little is known about the European eel, Anguilla anguilla. So litt...
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