Deborah Cadbury is the highly acclaimed author of several books, including Dreams of Iron and Steel, The Lost King of France, and Terrible Lizard. She has also won numerous international awards as a television producer for the BBC. She lives in London.
As a person who worked as designer/engineer for 17 years in heavy steel fabricated equipment this book was very enjoyable to read. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Daniel Klaas
The stories told here are eminently intriguing in their evocation of another era, an era when nothing mattered except bigger and more of everything. Read morePublished on September 4, 2012 by J. Ford
Ms Cadbury is a wonderful writer. Her prose is clean and clear. I had read the McCullough books on the Panama Canal and the
Brooklyn Bridge, and this gave me a basis to... Read more
In seven spellbinding chapters, this gifted author recounts the stories of seven of the most outstanding technological accomplishments of modern times (most of these behemoths were... Read morePublished on March 30, 2009 by G. Poirier
Deborah Cadbury's Dreams of Iron and Steel is exceptionally well written, even for those with only a casual interest in its theme. Read morePublished on July 20, 2007 by Nicolas Reveles