Summary of Cosmos by Carl Sagan

  • by FlashBooks Book Summaries
  • Narrated by Dean Bokhari
  • 0 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Cosmos is one of the best-selling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean of space. Cosmos retraces the 14 billion years of cosmic evolution that have transformed matter into consciousness, exploring such topics as the origin of life, the human brain, Egyptian hieroglyphics, spacecraft missions, the death of the Sun, the evolution of galaxies, and the forces and individuals who helped to shape modern science.
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Fascinating summary of Carl Sagan's work.

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Absolutely. Great summary and well distilled. Narrator is also excellent.


What does Dean Bokhari bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Enthusiasm, life, clarity. He keeps me engaged.


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It made me more curious, which led me to buy the full version of Cosmos as well as other books by Carl Sagan like Pale Bllue Dot


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- Anna Z.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-30-2017
  • Publisher: FlashBooks Book Summaries