A scientist experimenting with speeding up human evolution, hires on uneducated, but bright Gwyllim, from the nearby Welsh mining town. He proves a devoted lab assistant, but not content to stick to animal subjects, Gwyllim speeds up his own evolution, becoming a super genius with 6 fingers and a huge cranium. With such mental powers does the rebellious, former coal miner acquire equivalent wisdom and maturity too ? Written by
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Where are we going? Life, the timeless and mysterious gift is still evolving. What wonders or terrors does evolution hold in store for us in the next ten thousand years? - in a million? - in six million? Perhaps the answer lies in this old house in this old and misty valley...
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