Description - Marc Isambard Brunel by Paul Clements
Marc Isambard Brunel (1769-1849) nourished an extraordinary intellect, in spite of a tyrannical father. After serving in Louis XVI's navy as an officer cadet, he left France and, at the age of 30, came to Britain via America. This work explores this remarkable man's life and brings his considerable achievements into focus for the modern historian.
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Author Biography - Paul Clements
Paul Clementsspent the first 15years of his adult life farming and market gardening in Sussex. A conviction that here is a better way of undertaking most tasks has led to several inventions indiverse fields, most of which have been unprofitable. "Marc Isambard Brunel" was his first book, but he has subsequently edited and published French and German language courses and has run a translating business, specializing in the translation of patent specifications, for the last 30 years."