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Darwin Correspondence Project

I never trusted Drosera: From E. F. Lubbock, [after 2 July] 1875


Francis Neary has set his favourite letter to music (with additional vocals and bass by Deen Manning). The satirical verses were sent to Darwin by Ellen Frances Lubbock in 1875 after the publication of his book on insectivorous plants. They capture wonderfully the point-of-view of the insects.