Peter Macinnis, a science writer, has also been a teacher and museum animator. The author of 20 books for adults and children, including Bittersweet: The Story of Sugar, he has appeared on radio and television in his native Australia. He now works for an
"Never quite jells into a coherent work, but its many individual parts are great fun to read."
"Lively and entertaining: a splendid saga for the general reader. (6 maps)"
From Australian science writer and broadcaster Macinnis, an informative and readable history of the simple substance that changed the world and often brought out the worst in people.
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