Magician of the North is the first full-scale biography of this extraordinary man. William George Armstrong was a visionary inventor, engineer and businessman who bestrode the 19th-century world like a colossus, bringing global renown to his great Elswick works on the Tyne, while adding lustre to Britain's imperial might.
In this absorbing collection of stories and trivia readers will find answers to the amazing and extraordinary aspects of Austen's life, work and legacy. From her development as a world-class author, secrets of her own life and loves, through insights into her novels and their characters along with the changing reception to them over the years.
Magician of the North is the gripping, true-life story of a man who has a claim on the title `inventor of modern living'. Born to a merchant's clerk and a coal-owner's daughter in Georgian Newcastle upon Tyne, and with little formal education, William Armstrong would rise through the ranks of British society to become - by the magic of science - one of the richest and most influential men in...
Allows you to keep your recipes in a safe place and create your own personal recipe collection. Beginning with a section on pantry essentials, this work is divided into eight tabbed sections, covering everything from Soups and Sauces to Party Food. It includes lined pages for writing down recipes and pockets for storing press clippings.
Diese Hommage an den französischen Lebensstil bietet Einblicke in 15 hinreißende Häuser und erzählt, begleitet von bezaubernden Fotos, über die Regionen, in denen sie liegen: Normandie, Bretagne, Ile de R
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