Peter Levi
"You could not overpraise this book."—Spectator
“A well-crafted biography of Doll, [who] single-handedly saved millions of lives with his findings.”—New Scientist
Man with his head
As featured in the Guardian, Oxford Times, and BBC history website, this witty and engaging biography tells the story of James Sadler, the first Englishman to fly — in a self-built balloon powered by hydrogen