Subject: I protest!
Posted on: 2020-03-29 18:15:37 UTC

George's Marvellous Medicine is the prototypical, nay, archetypical chemistry fiction book! It's literally book-length empirical/experimental chemistry, complete with all the usual blunders and non-repeatable results.

Okay, yes, it's a bit fantastical that the various potions compounds make various parts of animals grow when ingested, rather than, eg, giving them cyanide poisoning, but, but, but... all right, maaaaybe you have a point. ;)

But still, this is the book that sparked off my interest in chemistry, and look where that's gotten me. ^_~


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