• Title: Landscape with Canals: The Second Part of His Autobiography
  • Author: L.T.C. Rolt
  • ISBN: 9780862991418
  • Page: 176
  • Format: Paperback
  • Landscape with Canals The Second Part of His Autobiography L T C Rolt s fame rests on the fact that he was unique in producing works of literature from subject matter which had not before been considered the stuff of literature engineering canals railways
    L.T.C Rolt s fame rests on the fact that he was unique in producing works of literature from subject matter which had not before been considered the stuff of literature engineering, canals, railways, steam engines, agricultural machinery and vintage cars as demonstrated in his biographies of Brunel, Telford, Trevithick and the Stephensons This work takes up the storyL.T.C Rolt s fame rests on the fact that he was unique in producing works of literature from subject matter which had not before been considered the stuff of literature engineering, canals, railways, steam engines, agricultural machinery and vintage cars as demonstrated in his biographies of Brunel, Telford, Trevithick and the Stephensons This work takes up the story from In Landscape with Machines It tells of voyages through the secret green water lanes of England and Wales, and of the beginning of his writing career with the publication of his book Narrow Boat.

    One Reply to “Landscape with Canals: The Second Part of His Autobiography”

    1. The second volume in the three that comprise the autobiography of L.T.C. Rolt, and as the name suggests, it is the one that focusses most closely on the canals. It is an interesting read, but a frustrating one too. He makes the wise decision as an autobiographer not to reveal too much about elements of his personal life (notably his marriage break up) or his split with the Inland Waterways Association. He makes the wise choice as an author not to replicate material he has already published in ot [...]

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