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by Karl Sabbagh
A Rum Affair: A True Story of Botanical Fraud. by Karl Sabbagh and Adam Nicolson. This is the story of what happened when a tenacious amateur set out to find out the truth, and how he uncovered a most extraordinary fraud.
A Rum Affair: A True Story of Botanical Fraud. An exciting scientific detective story' – Times Literary Supplement ‘A breezy ride. informative and amusing' – Washington Post Book World. Read on the Scribd mobile app. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.
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A Rum Affair is an absorbing tale of scientific chicanery and academic intrigue-critically acclaimed and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.
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The story of the way that events then unfolded, or more accurately failed to unfold, is perhaps the .
The story of the way that events then unfolded, or more accurately failed to unfold, is perhaps the most important part of the book. Karl Sabbagh has done an amazing job unearthing the background to what happened, and drawing out the wider implications for science in society.
Karl Sabbagh; Adam Nicholson; Adam Nicholson. Book Format: Choose an option Sabbagh does a remarkable job outlining this complicated story. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Tell us if something is incorrect. A Rum Affair : A True Story of Botanical Fraud. Book Format: Choose an option. A gripping tale of botanical fraud, and one which prompted me to make a three-day trip to the island described, which was one of the most fascinating experiences I've had in my life. Sabbagh does a remarkable job outlining this complicated story.
A True Story of Botanical Fraud. Sabbagh (Skyscraper, 1990) has succeeded in bringing this decades-old academic controversy to life, but his academic writing style sometimes slows the story down. As the tale unfolds, it becomes clear to both Raven and the reader that Harrison’s finds were actually planted.
Series: True Story of Botanical Fraud. Paperback: 296 pages. This one retains your interest until the end The story here is not enough for a full length book but Sabbagh, who is extraordinarily fair given his family connections, digs around until we end uup with a fascinating read which stitches up the suspect but with understanding and a little bit of British hypocrisy when it comes to fellow scientists.
Sabbagh's book Palestine (2006) interweaves a history of Palestine from the 18th century, with . A Rum Affair: A True Story Of Botanical Fraud (1999) (about the botanical fraud perpetrated by John William Heslop-Harrison). Power into Art (2000).
A Rum Affair: A True Story Of Botanical Fraud (1999) (about the botanical fraud perpetrated by John William Heslop-Harrison).
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