Professor Tim Flannery is a palaeontologist and conservationist who frequently presents programmes on ABC Radio, NPR and the BBC. He is a leading writer on climate change and his previous books include Here on Earth (2010) and The Weather Makers (2005).
Vivid . . . a compelling and authoritative narrative of the
evolution of Europe's flora and fauna . . . an exciting book, full
of wonder, affection and hope -- James McConnachie * The Sunday
A rich, illuminating journey... Tim Flannery's natural history takes us from the dinosaur's demise 66 million years ago to today * Nature *
Unfolds the dazzling array of climates and ecosystems that have emerged in Europe, along with the resultant species that have evolved in and disseminated across it . . . Flannery takes great pleasure in opening up this world of surprises, describing it with verve and wit -- Robert Mayhew * Literary Review *
Flannery weaves geology and biology into the history of developing societies and the emergence of conflict, both personal and military -- Tom Cameron * Times Higher Education Supplement *
Bold and brilliant evocation of Europes forever vanished yet paradoxically present as engrams beneath our streets, in every landscape feature -- Derek Turner * Irish Times *