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The Man Who Built the Best Car in the World By Brian Sewell

The Man Who Built the Best Car in the World by Brian Sewell

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Summary

All over England on 27 March 1903, it was a dark and stormy night. Rain was pelting down in Manchester, the city on which it falls more often than any other, and Mr Frederick Henry Royce (who hated to be called Fred) was muttering dark oaths between clenched teeth...

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The Man Who Built the Best Car in the World by Brian Sewell

Charles Rolls understood cars - how they were made and how to sell them - but Henry Royce didn't want to design just any car; he was determined to build the best car in the world. The meeting of these two great minds resulted in one of the most iconic feats of engineering then or indeed since. In THE MAN WHO MADE THE BEST CAR IN THE WORLD, beautifully illustrated by Stefan Marjoram, critic and car enthusiast Brian Sewell tells the story of Henry Royce and the creation of the Silver Ghost.

About Brian Sewell

'Britain's most famous and controversial art critic' (Guardian), Brian Sewell is also the best-selling author of two volumes of autobiography - OUTSIDER and OUTSIDER II. An Orwell Prize-winning journalist, he has two loves outside the art world: his beloved dogs (and stars of SLEEPING WITH DOGS), and the motor car. His first work of fiction, THE WHITE UMBRELLA, was published in March 2015.

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GOR011139272
The Man Who Built the Best Car in the World by Brian Sewell
Used - Like New
Hardback
Quartet Books
2015-11-05
64
0704373602
9780704373600
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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