BRUNEL
The Man Who Built the World

STEVEN BRINDLE
208pp 50 ILLUS 2006 LIST PRICE: £9.99 (P) B863

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel remains the most famous engineer in history, the epitome of the volcanic forces which brought about the Industrial Revolution. A hard taskmaster to those who served him, he ultimately sacrificed his own life to his work in his early death at the age of 53. This book draws on Brunel's own diaries, letters and sketchbooks to understand his life, times and work.

. . . immensely readable . . . contains a fantastic collection of images. THE VICTORIAN