Howard Rodman: The Great Eastern

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Author, Howard A. Rodman Photo by Christopher Ho.

Literary legends Captain Ahab and Captain Nemo are pitted against each other by real life engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel in Howard Rodman’s The Great Eastern. This adventure story informs and entertains the reader about the nineteenth century, amid exhilarating and mournful disasters. Howard Rodman discusses preferring the world in books to the world outside of books, hiding in delirious and delicious writing, and elevated pulp.