By Sean B. Carroll
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The never-before-told account of the intersection of a few of the main insightful minds of the 20 th century, and a desirable examine how conflict, resistance, and friendship can catalyze genius.
In the spring of 1940, the aspiring yet unknown author Albert Camus and budding scientist Jacques Monod have been quietly pursuing usual, separate lives in Paris. After the German invasion and career of France, each one joined the Resistance to assist unlock the rustic from the Nazis, ascended to well-liked, harmful roles, and have been very fortunate to outlive. After the warfare and during twists of situation, they turned pals, and during their passionate selection and infrequent expertise they emerged as major voices of recent literature and biology, each one receiving the Nobel Prize of their respective fields.
Drawing upon a wealth of formerly unpublished and unknown fabric accumulated over numerous years of analysis, Brave Genius tells the tale of the way every one guy continued the main bad episode of the 20 th century after which blossomed into terribly artistic and engaged participants. it's a tale of the transformation of normal lives into unparalleled lives through remarkable events--of braveness within the face of overwhelming adversity, the flowering of inventive genius, deep friendship, and of profound situation for and perception into the human condition.