The Story of Isambard Kingdom Brunel

The Man Who Built Britain

by Amanda Mitchison

  • Published: 01 Jun 2017
  • Price: 7.99
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781780723259
  • Short Books territories:
    World
  • Buy it now from Amazon.co.uk

Isambard Kingdom Brunel was a man with a brilliant brain for design, and never tired of building new and exciting things – the deepest tunnel, the longest bridge, the fastest train.

For Brunel, the average and the ordinary were just not good enough.
He was a perfectionist and a control freak. And he would stop at nothing to complete a project, even when if it meant taking hair-raising risks…

 

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About Amanda Mitchison

Amanda Mitchison is a feature writer for the Sunday Telegraph Magazine. She lives in Bristol and has two young sons.