'Original, provocative and brilliantly entertaining. It's the sort of book that changes people's lives' Sunday Times
Desmond Morris was born in 1928. Educated at Birmingham and Oxford universities, he became the curator of mammals at London Zoo in 1959, a post he held for eight years. In 1967 he published The Naked Ape which was to sell over 10 million copies worldwide. An accomplished artist, television presenter and film maker, Desmond Morris's works have been published in over thirty-six countries.
"Original, provocative and brilliantly entertaining. It's the sort of book that changes people's lives" Sunday Times "Thought-provoking...Morris has introduced some novel and challenging ideas" Natural History "Fascinating" Sunday Times "Stimulating" -- Arthur Koestler