'The Satanic Verses of the railway buff's world' (The Spectator)
'A scintillating biography' (Daily Mail)
'Darwin told us where we came from, but it was Brunel who took us where we wanted to go' (Jeremy Clarkson on BBC TV's Great Britons)
'Brunel built modern Britain and Britain built the world, which means Brunel built the world' (Jeremy Clarkson on BBC TV'S Great Britons)
'Scores over other biographies by pointing up Brunel's dark side, his self-destructiveness andranoia' (Daily Telegraph)
From the Publisher
Brunel amazed us all by very nearly being named outright winner on BBC's Great Britons.
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