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'An intriguing look at the impact on Britain of the first industrial revolution... fascinating... wonderfully eclectic' The Good Book Guide.
Good Book Guide
'Max Adams has undertaken something new in The Prometheans; he has done it dazzlingly' Guardian.
'...succeeds brilliantly as a biography of a family and place. Writing of an age before rigid disciplinary boundaries, Adams illuminates the links between a generation of artistic and scientific visionaries' James Grande, Independent on Sunday.
Independent on Sunday